Martial

c.40 - c.102

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

A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial'

If pale beans bubble for you in a red earthenware pot You can oft decline the dinners of sumptuous hosts.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

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A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial'

The bee is enclosed, and shines preserved in amber, so that it seems enshrined in its own nectar.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrammata

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial'

Stop abusing my verses, or publish some of your own.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrammata

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial'

I know these are nothing.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrammata

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial' on life

in

Tomorrow's life is too late. Live today.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrammata

Contributed by: Zaady

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

Contributed by: Zaady

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