All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on; and while we drink and… (read more)
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another
A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face
Wisdom is the winner over good luck
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.