One globe seemed all too small for the youthful Alexander.
Quote by Juvenal
Poverty is bitter, but it has no harder pang than that it makes men ridiculous.
It is difficult not to write satire.
Wisdom is the winner over good luck
No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.
The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on;...
The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no...
One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others
A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face
Honesty is praised and starves
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.
For women's tears are but the sweat of eyes.
Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.
A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in...
Who you know will get your foot into the door. What you know will keep...
I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason.
Nature, in giving tears to man, confessed that he had a tender heart; this is...
Wisdom to be sure is the great conqueror of Fortune, giving precepts in its sanctified...
The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with...
Envy consists in seeing things never in themselves, but only in their relations. If you...