A liar should have a good memory.
Verse satire indeed is entirely our own.
When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield.
Without natural gifts technical rules are useless.
Nothing can be pleasing which is not also becoming.
When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield.
For the mind is all the easier to teach before it is set.
Nature herself has never attempted to effect great changes rapidly.
Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish.
That laugther costs too much which is purchased by the sacrifice of decency.