A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face
Quote by Juvenal
Be, as many now are, rich to yourself, poor to your friends.
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
Every fault of the mind becomes more conspicuous and more guilty in proportion to the...
Yes, know thyself: in great concerns or small, Be this thy care, for this, my...
Revenge is sweet, sweeter than life itself - so say fools
The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no...
No one ever reached the worst of a vice at one leap.
For women's tears are but the sweat of eyes.
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
Poverty is bitter, but it has no harder pang than that it makes men ridiculous.
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
There is hardly a case in which the dispute was not caused by a woman.
The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on;...
It is difficult not to write satire.
One globe seemed all too small for the youthful Alexander.
Wisdom to be sure is the great conqueror of Fortune, giving precepts in its sanctified...
Wisdom is the winner over good luck
Nature, in giving tears to man, confessed that he had a tender heart; this is...
No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.
I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason.