Gaius Valerius Catullus

c. 84 - 54 BC

A Quote by Gaius Valerius Catullus

Obstinata mente perfer obdura ("with resolved mind, persist, endure")

Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84 - 54 BC)

Source: Carmen 8

Contributed by: Hypatia

A Quote by Gaius Valerius Catullus on love

in

Let those love now, who never lov'd before; let those who always lov'd, now love the more.

Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84 - 54 BC)

Source: The Vigil of Venus

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Gaius Valerius Catullus on foolishness and laughter

There is nothing more foolish than a foolish laugh. Risu inepto res ineptior nulla est

Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84 - 54 BC)

Source: Written in the time of Julius Cæsar.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Gaius Valerius Catullus on love

in

I hate and I love. Perhaps you ask why I do so. I do not know, but I feel it, and am in agony.

Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84 - 54 BC)

Source: Written in the time of Julius Cæsar.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Gaius Valerius Catullus on brothers and good

Brother, hello and good-bye. Frater, ave atque vale

Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84 - 54 BC)

Source: Written in the time of Julius Cæsar.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Gaius Valerius Catullus on love

in

Let us live, my Lesbia, and let us love. Vivamus, mea Lesbia, atque amemus

Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84 - 54 BC)

Source: Written in the time of Julius Cæsar.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Gaius Valerius Catullus on mind and women

in

My mind's sunk so low, Claudia, because of you, wrecked itself on your account so bad already, that I couldn't like you if you were the best of women, -or stop loving you, no matter what you do.

Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84 - 54 BC)

Source: Written in the time of Julius Cæsar.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Gaius Valerius Catullus on difficulty and love

It is difficult to suddenly give up a long love. Difficile est longum subito deponere amorem

Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84 - 54 BC)

Source: Written in the time of Julius Cæsar.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Gaius Valerius Catullus on love

in

Let him love to-morrow who never loved before; and he as well who has loved, let him love to-morrow. Cras amet qui numquam amavit; Quique amavit, cras amet.

Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84 - 54 BC)

Source: Written in the time of Julius Cæsar, after the Pervigilium Veneris.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Gaius Valerius Catullus on god

in

He seems to me to be equal to a god. Ille mi par esse deo videtur

Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84 - 54 BC)

Source: Written in the time of Julius Cæsar.

Contributed by: Zaady

Syndicate content