The short bloom of our brief and narrow life flies far away. While we are calling for flowers and wine and woman, old age is upon us.
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How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.
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Even savage animals can agree among themselves.
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What is the use of your pedigrees?
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Few people can distinguish the genuinely good from the reverse.
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All things may be bought in Rome with money.
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Many commit the same crime with a different destiny; one bears a cross as the price of his villainy, another wears a crown.
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We are too quick to imitate depraved examples.
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It is a wretched thing to live on the fame of others.
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They whose sole bliss is eating can give but that one brutish reason why they live.
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The examples of vice at home corrupt us more quickly and easily than others, since they steal into our minds under the highest authority.
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A third heir seldom enjoys what has been dishonestly acquired.
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Integrity is praised and then left out in the cold.
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All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
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A lucky man is rarer than a white crow.
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No one every suddenly became depraved.
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Now we suffer the evils of a long peace; luxury more cruel than war broods over us and avenges a conquered world.
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A hairy body, and arms stiff with bristles, give promise of a manly soul.
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So rare is the union of beauty with modesty.
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The love of money grows as the money itself grows.
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Nature never says one thing and wisdom another.
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From where can your authority and license as a parent come from, when you who are old, do worse things?
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Those who desire to become rich, desire it at once.
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The people long eagerly for just two things. Bread and circuses.
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Here we all live in a state of ambitious poverty.
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A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face.
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Your prayer must be for a sound mind in a sound body.
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Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
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Like warmed-up cabbage served at each repast, The repetition kills the wretch at last.
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Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind.
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It is difficult not to write satire.
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Every great house is full of haughty servants.
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Two things only the people anxiously desire, bread and the circus games.
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The smell of profit is clean and sweet, whatever the source.
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It is sheer madness to live in want in order to be wealthy when you die.
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Wisdom overcomes fortune.
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Writing is the incurable itch that possesses many.
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Juvenal, (Decimus Junius Juvenalis)

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