Quotes by Juvenal

It is difficult not to write satire.
- Juvenal
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
- Juvenal
No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.
- Juvenal
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Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.
- Juvenal
For women's tears are but the sweat of eyes.
- Juvenal
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.
- Juvenal
Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.
- Juvenal
No one ever reached the worst of a vice at one leap.
- Juvenal
One globe seemed all too small for the youthful Alexander.
- Juvenal
I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason.
- Juvenal
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The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face.
- Juvenal
There is hardly a case in which the dispute was not caused by a woman.
- Juvenal
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
- Juvenal
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
- Juvenal
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
- Juvenal
This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty man is acquitted.
- 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