This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty man is acquitted.
Quote by Juvenal
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.
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
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;...
The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face.
Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.
Wisdom is the winner over good luck
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another
A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face
One globe seemed all too small for the youthful Alexander.
Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.
I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason.
A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in...
Revenge is sweet, sweeter than life itself - so say fools
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
Honesty is praised and starves
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
It is difficult not to write satire.
Nature, in giving tears to man, confessed that he had a tender heart; this is...