It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
Quote by Juvenal
No one ever reached the worst of a vice at one leap.
Trust me, no tortures which the poets feign, can match the fierce, the unutterable pain,...
Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.
Nature, in giving tears to man, confessed that he had a tender heart; this is...
For women's tears are but the sweat of eyes.
A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
Hold it the greatest sin to prefer existence to honor, and for the sake of...
One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others
Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind
Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
It is sheer madness to live in want in order to be wealthy when you...
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
Wisdom is the winner over good luck
Revenge is sweet, sweeter than life itself - so say fools
The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on;...
For age is opportunity no less than youth itself, though in another dress, and as...
I think my fans will follow me into our combined old age. Real musicians and...
A stockbroker urged me to buy a stock that would triple its value every year....