Juvenal Quotes (19 quotations)

1. A healthy mind in a healthy body. - Juvenal

2. All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price. - Juvenal

3. Be rich to yourself and poor to your friends. - Juvenal

4. Count it the greatest sin to prefer life to honor, and for the sake of living to lose what makes life worth having. - Juvenal

5. Eloquence under a threadbare cloak. - Juvenal

6. For women's tears are but the sweat of eyes. - Juvenal

7. Fortune can, for her pleasure, fools advance, And toss them on the wheels of Chance. - Juvenal

8. It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty. - Juvenal

9. Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another. - Juvenal

10. No one ever reached the worst of a vice at one leap. - Juvenal

11. Nothing is more intolerable than a wealthy woman. - Juvenal

12. One path alone leads to a life of peace: The path of virtue. - Juvenal

13. Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised. - Juvenal

14. Peace visits not the guilty mind. (Nemo Malus Felix) - Juvenal

15. Rare is the union of beauty and purity. - Juvenal

16. Refrain from doing ill; for one all powerful reason, lest our children should copy our misdeeds; we are all too prone to imitate whatever is base and depraved. - Juvenal

17. The people that one bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things - bread and circuses! - Juvenal

18. Think it the greatest impiety to prefer life to disgrace, and for the sake of life to lose the reason for living. - Juvenal

19. Who will guard the guards themselves? (quis custodiet ipsos custodes?) - Juvenal

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