You'll get no laurel crown for outrunning a burrow.
Martial (c.40 - c.102)
Contributed by: Zaady
If pale beans bubble for you in a red earthenware pot You can oft decline the dinners of sumptuous hosts.
The bee is enclosed, and shines preserved in amber, so that it seems enshrined in its own nectar.
Stop abusing my verses, or publish some of your own.
I know these are nothing.
Our days pass by, and are scored against us.
Each day provides its own gifts.
Source: Epigrams, 86 A.D.
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.
The flaw which is hidden is deemed greater than it is.
I don't like you, Sabidius, I can't say why; But I can say this: I don't like you, Sabidius
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