Quotes by Roman Poet Juvenal


Even savage animals can agree among themselves. Juvenal

Rare is the union of beauty and purity. Juvenal

All things may be bought in Rome with money. Juvenal

Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind. Juvenal

Wisdom overcomes fortune. Juvenal

Integrity is praised and then left out in the cold. Juvenal

Nature never says one thing and wisdom another. Juvenal

Few people can distinguish the genuinely good from the reverse. Juvenal

A lucky man is rarer than a white crow. Juvenal

What is the use of your pedigrees? Juvenal

Writing is the incurable itch that possesses many. Juvenal

Two things only the people desire: bread, and the circus games. Juvenal

It is difficult not to write satire. Juvenal

Whenever fortune wishes to joke, she lifts people from what is humble to the highest extremity of affairs. Juvenal

All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price. Juvenal

The love of money grows as the money itself grows. Juvenal

The people long eagerly for just two things. Bread and circuses. Juvenal

A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face. Juvenal

The smell of profit is clean and sweet, whatever the source. Juvenal

It is sheer madness to live in want in order to be wealthy when you die. Juvenal


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