The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face.
Quote by Juvenal
The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no...
Be, as many now are, rich to yourself, poor to your friends.
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
It is difficult not to write satire.
Revenge is sweet, sweeter than life itself - so say fools
Who you know will get your foot into the door. What you know will keep...
No one ever reached the worst of a vice at one leap.
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty...
No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.
For women's tears are but the sweat of eyes.
Hold it the greatest sin to prefer existence to honor, and for the sake of...
Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.
Trust me, no tortures which the poets feign, can match the fierce, the unutterable pain,...
Yes, know thyself: in great concerns or small, Be this thy care, for this, my...
Every fault of the mind becomes more conspicuous and more guilty in proportion to the...
The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on;...
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn't commit.
Come away; poverty's catching