There is no evil that does not promise inducements. Avarice promises money; luxury, a varied assortment of pleasures; ambition, a purple robe and applause. Vices tempt you by the rewards they offer.
Quote by Seneca
A multitude of executions discredits a king, as a multitude of funerals a doctor
No one is laughable who laughs at himself.
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Fidelity that is bought with money may be overcome with money
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Fate leads the willing and drags along the unwilling.
Laws do not persuade because they threaten
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You are your choices.
He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
The sun also shines on the wicked
The resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far...
The devil is the author of confusion