Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.
Quote by Petrarch
Do you suppose there is any living man so unreasonable that if he found himself...
And tears are heard within the harp I touch.
True, we love life, not because we are used to living, but because we are...
A short cut to riches is to subtract from our desires.
Love is the crowning grace of humanity.
The aged love what is practical while impetuous youth longs only for what is dazzling
Who naught suspects is easily deceived.
Often have I wondered with much curiosity as to our coming into this world and...
Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if...
Sameness is the mother of disgust, variety the cure.
It is more honorable to be raised to a throne than to be born to...
There is no lighter burden, nor more agreeable, than a pen.
Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together.
What name to call thee by, O virgin fair, I know not, for thy looks...
How fortune brings to earth the over-sure!
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
To begin with myself, then, the utterances of men concerning me will differ widely, since...
How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.
Man has no greater enemy than himself.