All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
Quote by Juvenal
There is hardly a case in which the dispute was not caused by a woman.
Wisdom is the winner over good luck
Yes, know thyself: in great concerns or small, Be this thy care, for this, my...
The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face.
Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.
Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind
Nature, in giving tears to man, confessed that he had a tender heart; this is...
A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face
Honesty is praised and starves
For women's tears are but the sweat of eyes.
Be, as many now are, rich to yourself, poor to your friends.
No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.
Trust me, no tortures which the poets feign, can match the fierce, the unutterable pain,...
The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on;...
Wisdom to be sure is the great conqueror of Fortune, giving precepts in its sanctified...
Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.
Every fault of the mind becomes more conspicuous and more guilty in proportion to the...
Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.
The ego is willing but the machine cannot go on. It's the last thing a...
Thirty-five is when you finally get your head together and your body starts falling apart.