Decimus Junius Juvenalis lived around 55 – 127. He was a Roman satiric poet, who wrote sixteen poems over five books knows as the ‘Satires’. 
‘Rare is the union of beauty and purity’ 
‘Fortune can, for her pleasure, fools advance; And toss them on the wheels of Chance’ 
‘One bears a cross for his crime, another a crown’ 
‘No man ever became extremely wicked all at once’ 
‘Writing in the incurable itch that possesses many’ 
‘One path alone leads to a life of peace: The path of virtue’ 
‘The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief’s face’ 
‘You should pray for a healthy mind in a healthy body’ 
‘All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price’ 
‘Every crime will bring remorse to the man who committed it’ 
‘Be rich to yourself and poor to your friends’ 
‘Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another’ 
‘It is madness to live in want, in order to be wealthy when you die’ 
‘Count it the greatest sin to prefer life to honour, and for the sake of living to lose what makes life worth having’ 
‘Honesty is admired, and starves’ 
‘It is a poor thing to lean upon the fame of others, lest the pillars give way and the house fall down in ruin’ 
‘Peace visits not the guilty mind’ 
‘Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind’ 
‘It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty’ 
‘For women’s tears are but the sweat of eyes’ 
‘Benign philosophy, by degrees, strips from us most of our vices, and all our mistakes; it is she that first teaches us the right’ 
‘Where talent is lacking, anger writes poetry’ 
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