Quintus Ennius

239 - 169 BC

A Quote by Quintus Ennius

The idle mind knows not what it wants.

Quintus Ennius (239 - 169 BC)

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A Quote by Quintus Ennius

One man by delaying saved the state for us.

Quintus Ennius (239 - 169 BC)

Source: Cicero, De Senectute

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A Quote by Quintus Ennius

The Roman state stands by ancient customs, and its manhood.

Quintus Ennius (239 - 169 BC)

Source: Annals

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A Quote by Quintus Ennius

But the trumpet sounded with its terrible taratantara. -At tuba terribili sonitu taratantara dixit

Quintus Ennius (239 - 169 BC)

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A Quote by Quintus Ennius on tyranny

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Oh, you tyrant, Titus Tatius! You took such great things for yourself! -O Tite tute Tati tibi tanta, tyranne, tulisti

Quintus Ennius (239 - 169 BC)

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A Quote by Quintus Ennius

On ancient ways and heroes stands the Roman state. -Moribus antiquis res stat Romana virisque

Quintus Ennius (239 - 169 BC)

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