Quotes by Juvenal

A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in mind, don't ignore your son's tender years.
– Juvenal
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
– Juvenal
Eloquence under a threadbare cloak.
– Juvenal
For women's tears are but the sweat of eyes.
– Juvenal
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.
– Juvenal
No one ever reached the worst of a vice at one leap.
– Juvenal
No one ever suddenly became depraved.
– Juvenal
One globe seemed all too small for the youthful Alexander.
– Juvenal
Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.
– Juvenal
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
– Juvenal
This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty man is acquitted.
– Juvenal
A healthy mind in a healthy body.
– Juvenal
Be gentle with the young.
– Juvenal
Be rich to yourself and poor to your friends.
– Juvenal
Fortune can, for her pleasure, fools advance,
And toss them on the wheels of Chance.
– Juvenal
One path alone leads to a life of peace: The path of virtue.
– Juvenal
Peace visits not the guilty mind.
(Nemo Malus Felix)
– Juvenal
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
But who is to guard the guards themselves?
– Juvenal
Count it the greatest sin to prefer life to honor, and for the sake of living to lose what makes life worth having.
– Juvenal