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Quote Left It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty. Quote Right
Quote Left I believe no satirist could breathe this air. If another Juvenal or Swift could rise up among us tomorrow, he would be hunted down. If you have any knowledge of our literature, and can give me the name of any man, American born and bred, who has anatomized our follies as a people, and not as this or that party; and who has escaped the foulest and most brutal slander, the most inveterate hatred and intolerant pursuit; it will be a strange name in my ears, believe me. Quote Right

Quote Left Luxury is more deadly than any foe. Quote Right
Quote Left A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face. Quote Right
Quote Left Fortune can, for her pleasure, fools advance, And toss them on the wheels of Chance. Quote Right
Quote Left A lucky man is rarer than a white crow. Quote Right
Quote Left One path alone leads to a life of peace: The path of virtue. Quote Right
Quote Left The smell of profit is clean and sweet, whatever the source. Quote Right
Quote Left Ardeat ipsa licet, tormentia gaudet amantis. (Though she may herself burn, she delights in her lover's torment.) Quote Right
Quote Left Revenge is sweeter than life itself. So think the fools. Quote Right
Quote Left All wish to be learned, but no one is willing to pay the price. Quote Right
Quote Left Who watches the Watchmen? Quote Right
Quote Left So rare is the union of beauty with modesty. Quote Right
Quote Left Nothing is more intolerable than a wealthy woman. Quote Right
Quote Left The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things - bread and circuses! Quote Right
Quote Left All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price. Quote Right
Quote Left Fortune can, for her pleasure, fools advance, And toss them on the wheels of Chance. Quote Right
Quote Left A healthy mind in a healthy body. Quote Right
Quote Left Peace visits not the guilty mind. Quote Right
Quote Left Think it the greatest impiety to prefer life to disgrace, and for the sake of life to lose the reason for living. Quote Right
Quote Left The people that one bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things - bread and circuses Quote Right
Quote Left Two things only the people actually desire bread and circuses. Quote Right
Quote Left Be gentle with the young. Quote Right
Quote Left Be rich to yourself and poor to your friends. Quote Right
Quote Left Writing is the incurable itch that possesses many. Quote Right
Quote Left A hairy body, and arms stiff with bristles, give promise of a manly soul. Quote Right
Quote Left Whenever fortune wishes to joke, she lifts people from what is humble to the highest extremity of affairs. Quote Right
Quote Left Nature never says one thing, Wisdom another. Quote Right
Quote Left It is sheer madness to live in want in order to be wealthy when you die. Quote Right
Quote Left Fortune can, for her pleasure, fools advance,
And toss them on the wheels of Chance.
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