Juvenal

c.60 - c.140

A Quote by Decimus Junius Juvenal on nature and wisdom

Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.

Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)

Source: Satires

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A Quote by Decimus Junius Juvenal on nobility and virtue

Nobility is the one only virtue. -Nobilitas sola est atque unica virtus

Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)

Source: Satire viii. line 20.

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A Quote by Decimus Junius Juvenal on passion

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An incurable passion to write. -Insanabile cacoëthes scribendi

Juvenal (c.60 - c.140)

Source: Satires

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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 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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