Claudian, latin Claudius Claudianus

Claudian, latin Claudius Claudianus
365
408

Greek-born Roman Poet

Author Quotes

Power can do by gentleness that which violence fails to accomplish; and calmness best enforces the imperial mandate.

The noblest character is stained by the addition of pride.

Power can do by gentleness that which violence fails to accomplish; and calmness best enforces the imperial mandate.

Nothing can allay the rage of biting envy.

Men live best upon small means. Nature has provided for all, if they only knew how to use her gifts.

Expel avarice, the mother of all wickedness, who, always thirst for more, opens wide her jaws for gold.

The man who covets is always poor.

He is next to the gods whom reason and not passions impels.

Death levels all things.

Gentleness is able to accomplish what violence can not.

He who strikes terror into others is himself in continual fear.

Put not your trust in prosperity.

Men live better upon little.

Virtue when concealed hath no value.

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Claudian, latin Claudius Claudianus
Birth Date
365
Death Date
408
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Greek-born Roman Poet