Every fault of the mind becomes more conspicuous and more guilty in proportion to the rank of the offender
Quote by Juvenal
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
Who you know will get your foot into the door. What you know will keep...
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face.
This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty...
No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.
One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others
Revenge is sweet, sweeter than life itself - so say fools
Poverty is bitter, but it has no harder pang than that it makes men ridiculous.
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.
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.
A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face
It is difficult not to write satire.
Wisdom to be sure is the great conqueror of Fortune, giving precepts in its sanctified...
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another
Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond...
This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those...
Let the spirit out - Discard all thoughts of reward, all hopes of praise and...