It is difficult not to write satire.
Quote by Juvenal
For women's tears are but the sweat of eyes.
The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on;...
The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face.
Hold it the greatest sin to prefer existence to honor, and for the sake of...
Who you know will get your foot into the door. What you know will keep...
Yes, know thyself: in great concerns or small, Be this thy care, for this, my...
Wisdom is the winner over good luck
Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.
Every fault of the mind becomes more conspicuous and more guilty in proportion to the...
A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
Wisdom to be sure is the great conqueror of Fortune, giving precepts in its sanctified...
Nature, in giving tears to man, confessed that he had a tender heart; this is...
One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason.
No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.
Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.
One globe seemed all too small for the youthful Alexander.