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
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
One globe seemed all too small for the youthful Alexander.
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
There is hardly a case in which the dispute was not caused by a woman.
Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.
Trust me, no tortures which the poets feign, can match the fierce, the unutterable pain,...
No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.
The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no...
Wisdom is the winner over good luck
Yes, know thyself: in great concerns or small, Be this thy care, for this, my...
Poverty is bitter, but it has no harder pang than that it makes men ridiculous.
Every fault of the mind becomes more conspicuous and more guilty in proportion to the...
A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in...
Be, as many now are, rich to yourself, poor to your friends.
No one ever reached the worst of a vice at one leap.
This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty...
Who you know will get your foot into the door. What you know will keep...
It is sheer madness to live in want in order to be wealthy when you...
Only those within whose own consciousness the sun rise and set, the leaves burgeon and...
My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn't pay the bill...