Martial

c.40 - c.102

A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial'

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

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrammata

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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

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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'

Our days pass by, and are scored against us.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrammata

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A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial' on day and gifts

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Each day provides its own gifts.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrams, 86 A.D.

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

A good man doubles the length of his existence; to have lived so as to look back with pleasure on our past life is to live twice.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

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A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial' on flaws

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The flaw which is hidden is deemed greater than it is.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

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A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial'

I don't like you, Sabidius, I can't say why; But I can say this: I don't like you, Sabidius

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrammata

Contributed by: Zaady

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