Juvenal

c.60 - c.140

A Quote by Decimus Junius Juvenal

But who will guard the guardians themselves? -Sed quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)

Source: Satires, VI.347-8

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A Quote by Decimus Junius Juvenal

No bad man is lucky. -Nemo malus felix

Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)

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A Quote by Decimus Junius Juvenal on reason

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I will it. I insist on it! Let my will stand instead of reason.

Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)

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A Quote by Decimus Junius Juvenal on desires and people

Two things only the people anxiously desire--bread and circuses.

Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)

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A Quote by Decimus Junius Juvenal

A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face.

Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)

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A Quote by Decimus Junius Juvenal on birds and earth

A rare bird upon the earth and very much like a black swan. -Rara avis in terris nigroque simillima cycno

Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)

Source: Satires, VI.165

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A Quote by Decimus Junius Juvenal on children and respect

The greatest respect is owed to a child. -Maxima debetur puero reverentia

Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)

Source: Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis

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A Quote by Decimus Junius Juvenal on body and mind

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A sound mind in a sound body. -Mens sana in corpore sano

Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)

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A Quote by Decimus Junius Juvenal on writing

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An inveterate and incurable itch for writing besets many, and grows old in their sick hearts.

Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)

Source: Satires, VII, 51

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A Quote by Decimus Junius Juvenal on crime and punishment

One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others.

Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)

Source: Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis

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