Quotes by Juvenal

Juvenal

Juvenal

Roman poet

Alive from: about 1st century AD

Category: Poets (Contemporary)

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    It is a wretched thing to live on the fame of others.
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    It is difficult not to write satire.
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    It is sheer madness to live in want in order to be wealthy when you die.
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    Like warmed-up cabbage served at each repast, The repetition kills the wretch at last.
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    Many commit the same crime with a different destiny; one bears a cross as the price of his villainy, another wears a crown.
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    Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
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    No one every suddenly became depraved.
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    Now we suffer the evils of a long peace; luxury more cruel than war broods over us and avenges a conquered world.
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    Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind.
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    So rare is the union of beauty with modesty.
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    The examples of vice at home corrupt us more quickly and easily than others, since they steal into our minds under the highest authority.
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    The love of money grows as the money itself grows.
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    The people long eagerly for just two things. Bread and circuses.
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    The short bloom of our brief and narrow life flies far away. While we are calling for flowers and wine and woman, old age is upon us.
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    The smell of profit is clean and sweet, whatever the source.
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