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JUVENAL (DECIMUS JUNIUS JUVENAL)
Roman satirical poet
(c. 60 - 140)
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Money lost is bewailed with unfeigned tears.
  [Lat., Ploratur lacrimis amissa pecunia veris.]
      - Satires (XIII, 134) [Money]

Revenge is sweeter than life itself. So think fools.
  [Lat., At vindicta bonum vita jucundius ipsa nempe hoc indocti.]
      - Satires (XIII, 180) [Revenge]

Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind.
  [Lat., Semper et infirmi est animi exiguique voluptas Ultio.]
      - Satires (XIII, 189) [Revenge]

No one rejoices more in revenge than woman.
  [Lat., Vindicta
    Nemo magis gaudet quam foemina.]
      - Satires (XIII, 191) [Revenge]

The abject pleasure of an abject mind
  And hence so dear to poor weak woman kind.
    [Lat., Vindicta
      Nemo magis gaudet, quam femina.]
      - Satires (XIII, 191) [Women]

By his own verdict no guilty man was ever acquitted.
  [Lat., Se judice, nemo nocens absolvitur.]
      - Satires (XIII, 2) [Crime]

Wisdom is the conqueror of fortune.
  [Lat., Victrix fortunae sapientia.]
      - Satires (XIII, 20) [Wisdom]

For whoever meditates a crime is guilty of the deed.
  [Lat., Nam scelus intra se tacitum qui cogitat ullum,
    Facti crimen habet.]
      - Satires (XIII, 209) [Crime]

The good, alas! are few: they are scarcely as many as the gates of Thebes or the mouths of the Nile.
  [Lat., Rari quippe boni: numero vix sunt totidem quot
    Thebarum portae, vel divitis ostia Nili.
      - Satires (XIII, 26) [Goodness]

The love of money grows as the money itself grows.
  [Lat., Crescit amor nummi quantum ipsa pecunia crescit.]
      - Satires (XIV, 139) [Money]

The love of pelf increases with the pelf.
  [Lat., Crescit amor nummi quantum ipsa pecunia crescit.]
      - Satires (XIV, 139) [Avarice]

He who wishes to become rich wishes to become so immediately.
  [Lat., Dives fieri qui vult
    Et cito vult fieri.]
      - Satires (XIV, 176) [Wealth]

Nature never says one thing, Wisdom another.
  [Lat., Nunquam aliud Natura aliud Sapientia dicit.]
      - Satires (XIV, 321) [Nature]

We are all easily taught to imitate what is base and depraved.
  [Lat., Dociles imitandis
    Turpibus ac pravis omnes sumus.]
      - Satires (XIV, 40) [Imitation]

Let nothing foul to either eye or ear reach those doors within which dwells a boy.
  [Lat., Nil dictu visuque haec limina tangat
    Intra quae puer est.]
      - Satires (XIV, 44) [Childhood]

Whence do you derive the power and privilege of a parent, when you, though an old man, do worse things (than your child)?
  [Lat., Unde tibi frontem libertatemque parentis,
    Cum facias pejora senex?
      - Satires (XIV, 56) [Example]

Savage bears keep at peace with one another.
  [Lat., Saevis inter se convenit ursis.]
      - Satires (XV, 164) [Peace]

All arts his own, the hungry Greekling counts;
  And bid him mount the skies, the skies he mounts.
      - Third Satire, (translation by Gifford)
        [Obedience]

All sciences a fasting Monsieur knows;
  And bid him go to hell--to hell he goes.
      - Third Satire,
        paraphrased by Johnson in "London"
        [Obedience]

No nice extreme a true Italian knows;
  But bid him go to hell, to hell he goes.
      - Third Satire,
        paraphrased by Phillips in letter to the king about witnesses at Queen Caroline trial
        [Obedience]


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