Juvenal, fully Decimus Junius Juvenalis

Juvenal, fully Decimus Junius Juvenalis
c. 60
140

Roman Satirist and Poet

Author Quotes

Remorse is the fruit of crime.

Every error of the mind is the more conspicuous and culpable in proportion to the rank of the person who commits it.

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

Everything on earth is praised by somebody, criticized by somebody else - but loyalty and truthfulness are praised by all.

Revenge is the abject pleasure of an abject mind.

He who within his breast meditates a crime has all the guilt of the deed.

Revenge is the poor delight of little minds.

In appearances place no trust.

The man whose purse is empty can cheerfully sing before the robber.

Integrity is praised and starves.

The one and only nobility is virtue.

Author Picture
First Name
Juvenal, fully Decimus Junius Juvenalis
Birth Date
c. 60
Death Date
140
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Roman Satirist and Poet