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Juvenalis, 1st-2nd cent. AD ,  Roman satiric poet
JuvenalRoman poet active in the late 1st and early 2nd century AD, author of the Satires. The details of the author's life are unclear.
The Satires have inspired many authors, including Samuel Johnson and he is the source of many well-known maxims.

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It is difficult not to write satire.

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

There is nothing worse than words of kindness that lie.

Rare is the union of beauty and purity.

Honesty is admired, and starves.

No one rejoices more in revenge than woman.

No man becomes bad all at once.

Give them bread and circuses and they will never revolt.

Never does Nature say one thing and Wisdom another.

Latin Quotes

A healthy mind in a healthy body.

Mens sana in corpore sano.

Bread and circuses.

Panem et circenses.

No bad man is happy.

Nemo malus felix

Dedicate your life to truth.

Vitam impendere vero.

Who will guard the guards?

Quis costodiet ipsos custodies?

Everything with a price.

Omnia cum pretio.


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