Alas! how difficult it is not to betray one's guilt by one's looks.
Quote by Ovid
We are ever striving after what is forbidden, and coveting what is denied us.
First appearance deceives many.
Either do not attempt at all, or go through with it.
Judgment of beauty can err, what with the wine and the dark
The lamp burns bright when wick and oil are clean.
Cunning leads to knavery. It is but a step from one to the other, and...
Where belief is painful we are slow to believe.
It is the poor man who'll ever count his flock.
Like fragile ice anger passes away in time.
Courage conquers all things
Neither can the wave that has passed by be recalled, nor the hour which has...
A prince should be slow to punish, and quick to reward.
Time, motion and wine cause sleep.
Love fed fat soon turns to boredom
He who says o'er much I love not is in love.
No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose...
The high-spirited man may indeed die, but he will not stoop to meanness. Fire, though...
He whom all hate all wish to see destroyed.
Happy are those who dare courageously to defend what they love.
The burden which is well borne becomes light.