Juvenal Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old juvenal quotes, juvenal sayings, and juvenal proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.      

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Great power which incites great envy, hurls some men to destruction; they are drowned in a long splendid stream of honors.     

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A lucky man is rarer than a white crow.     

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Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind.     

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Your prayer must be for a sound mind in a sound body.     

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Give up all hope of peace so long as your mother-in-law is alive.     

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So rare is the union of beauty with modesty.     

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Every crime will bring remorse to the man who committed it.     

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Today there's more fellowship among snakes than among mankind. Wild beasts spare those with similar markings.     

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Rare is the union of beauty and purity.     

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Rare indulgence produces greater pleasure.     

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Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind.     

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No one rejoices more in revenge than woman.     

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When the mischief is done the door is shut.     

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One path alone leads to a life of peace. The path of virtue…..     

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Examples of vicious courses practiced in a domestic circle corrupt more readily and more deeply when we behold them in persons in authority.     

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Astrology reveals the will of the gods.     

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Many commit the same crimes with a very different result. One bears a cross for his crime; another a crown.     

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A lucky man is rarer than a white crow.      

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Luxury is more deadly than any foe.     

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Luxury destroys more efficiently than war.     

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Rare is the union of beauty and purity.     

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Rare indulgence produces greater pleasure.     

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The tongue is the vile slave's vilest part.     

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The tongue is the worst part of a bad servant.     

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We are too quick to imitate depraved examples.     

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Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.     

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Who watches the watchmen?     

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Rare indulgence produces greater pleasure.     

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Who is to guard the guards themselves?      

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