The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on; and while we drink and call for gay wreaths, perfumes, and young girls, old age creeps upon us, unperceived.
Quote by Juvenal
A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in...
The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on;...
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...
Revenge is sweet, sweeter than life itself - so say fools
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
Honesty is praised and starves
No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.
Wisdom is the winner over good luck
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no...
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason.
No one ever reached the worst of a vice at one leap.
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another
Hold it the greatest sin to prefer existence to honor, and for the sake of...
Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind
One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others
I do not believe we can blame genetics for adultery, homosexuality, dishonesty and other character...
When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers.