Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another
Quote by Juvenal
Trust me, no tortures which the poets feign, can match the fierce, the unutterable pain,...
A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face
There is hardly a case in which the dispute was not caused by a woman.
Wisdom to be sure is the great conqueror of Fortune, giving precepts in its sanctified...
Hold it the greatest sin to prefer existence to honor, and for the sake of...
Every fault of the mind becomes more conspicuous and more guilty in proportion to the...
Revenge is sweet, sweeter than life itself - so say fools
This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty...
It is difficult not to write satire.
A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in...
Wisdom is the winner over good luck
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on;...
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind
One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others
Yes, know thyself: in great concerns or small, Be this thy care, for this, my...
The searching-out and thorough investigation of truth ought to be the primary study of man.
The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself.
The only journey is the journey within.