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