If a man's fortune does not fit him it is like the shoe in the story, if too large it trips him up Horace Quotes
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If a man's fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the story, if too large it trips him up, if too small it pinches him.


Quintus Horatius Flaccus (December 8, 65 BC – November 27, 8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus (also known as Octavian). 

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The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
Cease to inquire what the future has in store and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth.
Knowledge without education is but armed injustice.
A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose, many more waver between do

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