Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.
Quote by Juvenal
The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face.
For women's tears are but the sweat of eyes.
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another
A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face
Every fault of the mind becomes more conspicuous and more guilty in proportion to the...
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
No one ever reached the worst of a vice at one leap.
There is hardly a case in which the dispute was not caused by a woman.
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
Trust me, no tortures which the poets feign, can match the fierce, the unutterable pain,...
Revenge is sweet, sweeter than life itself - so say fools
No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
It is sheer madness to live in want in order to be wealthy when you...
The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on;...
A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in...
I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason.
One globe seemed all too small for the youthful Alexander.
Nature, in giving tears to man, confessed that he had a tender heart; this is...