Every fault of the mind becomes more conspicuous and more guilty in proportion to the rank of the offender
Quote by Juvenal
Be, as many now are, rich to yourself, poor to your friends.
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
Trust me, no tortures which the poets feign, can match the fierce, the unutterable pain,...
Poverty is bitter, but it has no harder pang than that it makes men ridiculous.
The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face.
One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others
Who you know will get your foot into the door. What you know will keep...
The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on;...
For women's tears are but the sweat of eyes.
A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face
Wisdom to be sure is the great conqueror of Fortune, giving precepts in its sanctified...
Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind
Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in...
No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.
Nature, in giving tears to man, confessed that he had a tender heart; this is...
I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason.