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Juvenal Quotes

A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in mind, don't ignore your son's tender years.

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

Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.

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

I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason.

It is difficult not to write satire.

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

Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.

Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.

No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.

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

One globe seemed all too small for the youthful Alexander.

Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.

Rare is the union of beauty and purity.

The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face.

There is hardly a case in which the dispute was not caused by a woman.

This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty man is acquitted.