What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye.
No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water.
A picture is a poem without words.
In adversity remember to keep an even mind.
The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do.
Fidelity is the sister of justice.
Remember when life’s path is steep to keep your mind even.
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say; when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar – that I call an achievement.