All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
Revenge is sweet, sweeter than life itself - so say fools
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
It is difficult not to write satire.
No one ever reached the worst of a vice at one leap.
No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.
Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.
I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason.
Nature, in giving tears to man, confessed that he had a tender heart; this is our noblest quality