Juvenal

Roman satirist who denounced the vice and folly of Roman society during the reign of the emperor Domitian (60-140)

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A hairy body, and arms stiff with bristles, give promise of a manly soul.Rate it:
A healthy mind in a healthy body.Rate it:
A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face.Rate it:
All things may be bought in Rome with money.Rate it:
All wish to be learned, but no one is willing to pay the price.Rate it:
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.Rate it:
Ardeat ipsa licet, tormentia gaudet amantis. (Though she may herself burn, she delights in her lover's torment.)Rate it:
Be gentle with the young.Rate it:
Be rich to yourself and poor to your friends.Rate it:
But who is to guard the guards themselvesRate it:
Count it the greatest sin to prefer life to honor, and for the sake of living to love what makes life worth having.Rate it:
Fortune can, for her pleasure, fools advance,
And toss them on the wheels of Chance.
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Fortune can, for her pleasure, fools advance, And toss them on the wheels of Chance.Rate it:
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.Rate it:
It is sheer madness to live in want in order to be wealthy when you die.Rate it:
Lost money is bewailed with deeper sighs Than friends, or kindred, and with louder cries.Rate it:
Luxury is more deadly than any foe.Rate it:
Many commit the same crime with a different destiny; one bears a cross as the price of his villainy, another wears a crown.Rate it:
Nature never says one thing and wisdom another.Rate it:
Nature never says one thing, Wisdom another.Rate it:
Nothing is more intolerable than a wealthy woman.Rate it:
Now we suffer the evils of a long peace; luxury more cruel than war broods over us and avenges a conquered world.Rate it:
One path alone leads to a life of peace The path of virtue.Rate it:
One path alone leads to a life of peace: The path of virtue.Rate it:
Peace visits not the guilty mind.Rate it:
Peace visits not the guilty mind.
(Nemo Malus Felix)
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Refrain from doing ill for one all powerful reason, lest our children should copy our misdeeds we are all to prone to imitate whatever is base and depraved.Rate it:
Refrain from doing ill; for one all powerful reason, lest our children should copy our misdeeds; we are all too prone to imitate whatever is base and depraved.Rate it:
Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind.Rate it:
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 circusesRate it:
The sweetest pleasures soonest cloy, And its best flavour temperance gives to joy.Rate it:
Think it the greatest impiety to prefer life to disgrace, and for the sake of life to lose the reason for living.Rate it:
Two things only the people actually desire bread and circuses.Rate it:
We are too quick to imitate depraved examples.Rate it:
What is the use of your pedigrees?Rate it:
You should pray for a sound mind in a sound body.Rate it:

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