A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face
Quote by Juvenal
Revenge is sweet, sweeter than life itself - so say fools
No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.
Every fault of the mind becomes more conspicuous and more guilty in proportion to the...
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
For women's tears are but the sweat of eyes.
This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty...
It is difficult not to write satire.
Trust me, no tortures which the poets feign, can match the fierce, the unutterable pain,...
Be, as many now are, rich to yourself, poor to your friends.
The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face.
The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on;...
Poverty is bitter, but it has no harder pang than that it makes men ridiculous.
Wisdom is the winner over good luck
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
Wisdom to be sure is the great conqueror of Fortune, giving precepts in its sanctified...
There is hardly a case in which the dispute was not caused by a woman.
A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in...
Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.