Poverty is bitter, but it has no harder pang than that it makes men ridiculous.
Quote by Juvenal
The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on;...
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another
For women's tears are but the sweat of eyes.
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.
Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.
No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.
Trust me, no tortures which the poets feign, can match the fierce, the unutterable pain,...
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face.
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...
No one ever reached the worst of a vice at one leap.
Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.
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.
Honesty is praised and starves
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
One globe seemed all too small for the youthful Alexander.
It is difficult not to write satire.