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
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A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face
Yes, know thyself: in great concerns or small, Be this thy care, for this, my...
One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
Who you know will get your foot into the door. What you know will keep...
Poverty is bitter, but it has no harder pang than that it makes men ridiculous.
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.
It is difficult not to write satire.
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another
Honesty is praised and starves
I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason.
Trust me, no tortures which the poets feign, can match the fierce, the unutterable pain,...
Nature, in giving tears to man, confessed that he had a tender heart; this is...
Revenge is sweet, sweeter than life itself - so say fools
Revenge... is like a rolling stone, which, when a man hath forced up a hill,...
Revenge is profitable, gratitude is expensive
Revenge is a kind of wild justice.