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JUVENAL (DECIMUS JUNIUS JUVENAL)
Roman satirical poet
(c. 60 - 140)
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Drooping along the ground the vine misses its widowed elm.
      - [Proverbs]

Every crime will bring remorse to the man who committed it.
      - [Crime]

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

Every great house is full of saucy servants.
      - [Proverbs]

Examples of vicious courses practiced in a domestic circle corrupt more readily and more deeply when we behold them in persons in authority.
      - [Example]

Fancy the Gracchi complaining of treason!
      - [Proverbs]

Few tyrants go down to the infernal regions by a natural death.
      - [Proverbs]

Filthy lucre.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

For the short-lived bloom and contracted span of brief and wretched life is fast fleeting away! While we are drinking and calling for garlands, ointments, and women, old age steals swiftly on with noiseless step.
      - [Youth]

From the disease of one the whole flock perishes.
      - [Proverbs]

Have the courage to do something which deserves transportation if you want to be somebody.
      - [Proverbs]

He claims a monopoly in friendship.
      - [Proverbs]

He deliberately thrusts his silly head into the matrimonial halter.
      - [Proverbs]

He has nibbled at the bay. [A poetaster.]
      - [Proverbs]

He is a Jack of all trades.
      - [Proverbs]

He never sought to stem the current. [Of a statesman who accommodates his views to public opinion.]
      - [Proverbs]

He only does it to annoy you.
      - [Proverbs]

He who desires to become rich, wishes to become so as quickly as possible.
      - [Proverbs]

He who meditates a crime secretly within himself has all the guilt of the act.
      - [Proverbs]

He who owns the soil, owns up to the sky.
      - [Agriculture]

He who wants to get rich wants to get rich quickly.
      - [Proverbs]

He will be the last to discover the disgrace of his house.
      - [Proverbs]

Hold on, and wait for the grasshoppers. [Wait for better times.]
      - [Proverbs]

If the destructive dice-box has pleasures for the father, the son will be a gambler.
      - [Proverbs]

If you are capable of submitting to insult you ought to be insulted.
      - [Proverbs]


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