All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
Quote by Juvenal
One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others
There is hardly a case in which the dispute was not caused by a woman.
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another
It is sheer madness to live in want in order to be wealthy when you...
It is difficult not to write satire.
One globe seemed all too small for the youthful Alexander.
Poverty is bitter, but it has no harder pang than that it makes men ridiculous.
Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.
Revenge is sweet, sweeter than life itself - so say fools
The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face.
Every fault of the mind becomes more conspicuous and more guilty in proportion to the...
A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face
The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no...
Yes, know thyself: in great concerns or small, Be this thy care, for this, my...
The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on;...
Who you know will get your foot into the door. What you know will keep...
A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in...
I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason.
This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty...