Posts Tagged ‘Juvenal’

Quote of the day, April 30

April 29, 2015

Juvenal, on poetry

“Where talent is lacking, anger writes poetry.”

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Quote of the day, May 12

May 12, 2014

Juvenal, from Satires

“Censure pardons the raven, but is visited upon the dove.”

Quote of the day, July 25

July 25, 2013

Juvenal, on wisdom

“Never does Nature say one thing and Wisdom another.”

Quote of the day, July 24

July 24, 2013

Juvenal, Satire III, 113

“They wish to know the family secrets and to be feared accordingly.”

Quote of the day, July 23

July 23, 2013

Juvenal, on knowledge

“All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.”

Quote of the day, June 1

June 1, 2011

Juvenal, on popular desire

“Two things only the people anxiously desire–bread and circuses.”