Martial

c.40 - c.102

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' on life

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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

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

A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial' on friendship

You complain, friend Swift, of the length of my epigrams, but you yourself write nothing. Yours are shorter.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrammata

Contributed by: Zaady

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

To be able to look back on one's past life with satisfaction is to live twice.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Contributed by: Zaady

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