Honesty is praised and starves
Quote by Juvenal
Poverty is bitter, but it has no harder pang than that it makes men ridiculous.
One globe seemed all too small for the youthful Alexander.
Nature, in giving tears to man, confessed that he had a tender heart; this is...
Wisdom to be sure is the great conqueror of Fortune, giving precepts in its sanctified...
This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty...
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
Revenge is sweet, sweeter than life itself - so say fools
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another
No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.
Hold it the greatest sin to prefer existence to honor, and for the sake of...
It is difficult not to write satire.
Be, as many now are, rich to yourself, poor to your friends.
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
It is sheer madness to live in want in order to be wealthy when you...
Yes, know thyself: in great concerns or small, Be this thy care, for this, my...
Wisdom is the winner over good luck
We've had bad luck with children; they've all grown up
Innocence is lucky if it finds the same protection as guilt
Luck is everything... My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person....
The rod and reproof give wisdom; but a child left to himself bringeth his mother...