No one ever reached the worst of a vice at one leap.
Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.
This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty man is acquitted.
One globe seemed all too small for the youthful Alexander.
No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in mind, don’t ignore your son’s tender years.
There is hardly a case in which the dispute was not caused by a woman.
It is difficult not to write satire.
I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason.
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief ‘s face.
Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.