Juvenal

c.60 - c.140

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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A Quote by Decimus Junius Juvenal

No one ever became thoroughly bad in one step. -Nemo repente fuit turpissimus

Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)

Source: Satires, II.83

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A Quote by Decimus Junius Juvenal on fear, good, love, men, punishment, and virtue

Bad men hate sin through fear of punishment; good men hate sin through their love of virtue.

Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)

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A Quote by Decimus Junius Juvenal on honesty

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Honesty is praised and left in the cold. -Probitas laudatur et alget

Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)

Source: Satires, I.74

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A Quote by Decimus Junius Juvenal on existence, honor, life, and sacrifice

Deem it the summit of impiety to prefer existence to honour, and for the sake of life to sacrifice life's only end.

Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)

Source: Satires

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A Quote by Decimus Junius Juvenal on experience, happiness, learning, and life

We deem those happy who, from the experience of life, have learned to bear its ills, without being overcome by them.

Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)

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A Quote by Decimus Junius Juvenal

Bread and circuses. -Panem et circenses

Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)

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