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JUVENAL (DECIMUS JUNIUS JUVENAL)
Roman satirical poet
(c. 60 - 140)
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To gain a livelihood at the expense of all that makes life worth the having.
      - [Proverbs]

To have slaved so many years for nothing!
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

To keep up as good a cuisine as your father.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

To lay down one's life for the truth.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

To live with the show of a greater income than you have.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

To snore with wakeful nose. [To pretend to be asleep.]
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

To vex the eyes with forced tears. [Crocodile's tears.]
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Trust me no tortures which the poets feign
  Can match the fierce unutterable pain
    He feels, who night and day devoid of rest
      Carries his own accuser in his breast.
      - (Gifford's translation) [Conscience]

Vice can deceive under the guise and shadow of virtue.
      - [Vice]

Vice deceives us when dressed in the garb of virtue.
      - [Proverbs]

We are worthless fowl, hatched from unlucky eggs.
      - [Proverbs]

We do not commonly find men of superior sense amongst those of the highest fortune.
      - [Fortune]

We plough the sand on the sea shore.
      - [Proverbs]

When great assurance accompanies a bad undertaking, such is often mistaken for confiding sincerity by the world at large.
      - [Proverbs]

When the mischief is done the door is shut.
      - [Proverbs]

When your armour is on, it is too late to retreat.
      - [Proverbs]

Where have you ever found that man who stopped short after the perpetration of a single crime?
      - [Crime]

Who thinks anything of goitre on the Alps?
      - [Proverbs]

Who's to look after the keepers?
      - [Proverbs]

Wisdom is the winner over good luck.
      - [Wisdom]

Wisdom triumphs over chance.
      - [Proverbs]

You kiss away her tears.
      - [Proverbs]

You may safely leave that matter to take care of itself.
      - [Proverbs]

Do not pluck the beard of a dead lion.
  [Lat., Noli
    Barbam vellere mortuo leoni.]
      - Epigrams (bk. X, 90) [Lions]

Fond man! though all the heroes of your line
  Bedeck your halls, and round your galleries shine
    In proud display; yet take this truth from me--
      Virtue alone is true nobility!
      - Satire VIII (l. 29),
        (Gifford's translation) [Nobility]


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