Martial

c.40 - c.102

A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial' on life, past, pleasure, and virtue

Virtue extends our days: he lives two lives who relives his past with pleasure.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrammata

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A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial'

What's a wretched man? A man whom no man pleases.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrammata

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial' on day, death, and fear

Neither fear your death's day nor long for it.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrammata

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial' on death, life, poets, praise, and worth

You puff the poets of other days, The living you deplore. Spare me the accolade: your praise Is not worth dying for.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrammata

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial' on health and life

Life is not living, but living in health.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrammata

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial' on life

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A man who lives everywhere lives nowhere.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrammata

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial' on life

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You're obstinate, pliant, merry, morose, all at once. For me there's no living with you, or without you.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrammata

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial' on life and purity

My poems are naughty, but my life is pure.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrammata

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial' on niceness

You ask what a nice girl will do? She won't give an inch, but she won't say no.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrammata

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial'

You'll get no laurel crown for outrunning a burrow.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrammata

Contributed by: Zaady

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