The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter and the poet.
The appearance of right oft leads us wrong.
Lawyers are men who hire out their words and anger.
Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.
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.