Honesty is praised and starves
Quote by Juvenal
One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others
Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.
I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason.
It is sheer madness to live in want in order to be wealthy when you...
Nature, in giving tears to man, confessed that he had a tender heart; this is...
Yes, know thyself: in great concerns or small, Be this thy care, for this, my...
A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in...
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
Be, as many now are, rich to yourself, poor to your friends.
Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind
A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face
Trust me, no tortures which the poets feign, can match the fierce, the unutterable pain,...
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
One globe seemed all too small for the youthful Alexander.
Wisdom to be sure is the great conqueror of Fortune, giving precepts in its sanctified...
There is hardly a case in which the dispute was not caused by a woman.
This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty...
It is difficult not to write satire.