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Horace Quotes

Italian Poet

A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet. So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them.

Category: Work

Labor diligently to increase your property.

Category: Work

One gains universal applause who mingles the useful with the agreeable, at once delighting and instructing the reader.

Category: Writers And Writing

You who write, choose a subject suited to your abilities and think long and hard on what your powers are equal to and what they are unable to perform.

Category: Writers And Writing

The secret of all good writing is sound judgment.

Category: Writers And Writing

Good sense is both the first principal and the parent source of good writing.

Category: Writers And Writing

Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years.

Category: Writers And Writing

You must often make erasures if you mean to write what is worthy of being read a second time; and don't labor for the admiration of the crowd, but be content with a few choice readers.

Category: Writers And Writing

Youth is unduly busy with pampering the outer person.

Category: Youth