Wisdom to be sure is the great conqueror of Fortune, giving precepts in its sanctified pages; but we also judge those happy who have learned in the school of life how to bear its ills and not buck against the…
Quote by Juvenal
A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face
The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no...
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty...
Honesty is praised and starves
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on;...
For women's tears are but the sweat of eyes.
One globe seemed all too small for the youthful Alexander.
There is hardly a case in which the dispute was not caused by a woman.
One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others
Hold it the greatest sin to prefer existence to honor, and for the sake of...
Every fault of the mind becomes more conspicuous and more guilty in proportion to the...
Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind
Wisdom is the winner over good luck
Revenge is sweet, sweeter than life itself - so say fools
The best revenge is happiness, because nothing drives people more crazy then seeing someone actually...
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
Success would be the best revenge.