A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face
Quote by Juvenal
Nature, in giving tears to man, confessed that he had a tender heart; this is...
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
Wisdom to be sure is the great conqueror of Fortune, giving precepts in its sanctified...
Every fault of the mind becomes more conspicuous and more guilty in proportion to the...
No one ever reached the worst of a vice at one leap.
Revenge is sweet, sweeter than life itself - so say fools
Yes, know thyself: in great concerns or small, Be this thy care, for this, my...
This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty...
Hold it the greatest sin to prefer existence to honor, and for the sake of...
Wisdom is the winner over good luck
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason.
One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others
Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.
Be, as many now are, rich to yourself, poor to your friends.
Who you know will get your foot into the door. What you know will keep...
Poverty is bitter, but it has no harder pang than that it makes men ridiculous.
Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor...
And makes me poor indeed.
To have nothing is not poverty