In our leisure we reveal what kind of people we are.
Quote by Ovid
A prince should be slow to punish, and quick to reward.
Like fragile ice anger passes away in time.
A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn;...
Venus favors the bold.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, I believe, three times.
Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked.
Use the occasion, for it passes swiftly.
How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.
Often they benefit who suffer wrong.
Art lies by its own artifice.
Love fed fat soon turns to boredom
What is it that love does to a woman? Without she only sleeps; with it...
The burden which is well borne becomes light.
Delay is a great procuress
All love is vanquished by a succeeding love.
Make the workmanship surpass the materials.
No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose...
A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up...
Alas! how difficult it is not to betray one's guilt by one's looks.
A man is sorry to be honest for nothing.