Martial

c.40 - c.102

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

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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

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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' on flaws, imagination, and world

Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the worst

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

Source: Epigrammata

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A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial' on country

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The country in town.

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

Contributed by: Zaady

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.

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)

Contributed by: Zaady

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