Martial

c.40 - c.102

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

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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

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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

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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 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)

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A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial' on glory

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There is no glory in outstripping donkeys.

Martial (c.40 - c.102)

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A Quote by Marcus Valerius Martialis ‘Martial' on books, friendship, and good

Some good, some so-so, and lots plain bad: that's how a book of poems is made, my Friend.

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

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