One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others
Quote by Juvenal
Be, as many now are, rich to yourself, poor to your friends.
One globe seemed all too small for the youthful Alexander.
The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face.
The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no...
A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in...
No one ever reached the worst of a vice at one leap.
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
For women's tears are but the sweat of eyes.
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind
No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.
The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on;...
Every fault of the mind becomes more conspicuous and more guilty in proportion to the...
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
Poverty is bitter, but it has no harder pang than that it makes men ridiculous.
Trust me, no tortures which the poets feign, can match the fierce, the unutterable pain,...
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another
They would need to be already wise, in order to love wisdom.
Those who are in the power of evil habits must conquer them as they can;...