It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
Quote by Juvenal
Nature, in giving tears to man, confessed that he had a tender heart; this is...
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...
A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
Be, as many now are, rich to yourself, poor to your friends.
Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.
Wisdom to be sure is the great conqueror of Fortune, giving precepts in its sanctified...
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another
It is sheer madness to live in want in order to be wealthy when you...
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
The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on;...
Yes, know thyself: in great concerns or small, Be this thy care, for this, my...
Wisdom is the winner over good luck
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
It is difficult not to write satire.
Every fault of the mind becomes more conspicuous and more guilty in proportion to the...
The human mind shows an urge to capture into fixed forms through unreal assumptions, that...
It would be a terrific innovation if you could get your mind to stretch a...