Marcus Valerius Martialis Famous Quotes & Sayings

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11 Marcus Valerius Martialis Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Marcus Valerius Martialis Sayings: Laugh if you are wise, girl, laugh. Laugh if you are wise, girl, laugh.
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Marcus Valerius Martialis Sayings: Because he hates to praise by nameHe praises everybody. ViceAnd virtue must look much the Because he hates to praise by name
He praises everybody. Vice
And virtue must look much the same
To one who calls the whole world "nice".
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Marcus Valerius Martialis Sayings: Tomorrow's life is too late. Live today. Tomorrow's life is too late. Live today.
Marcus Valerius Martialis Sayings: Flaccus, the sort of girl I hateIs the scrawny one, with arms so thinMy rings Flaccus, the sort of girl I hate
Is the scrawny one, with arms so thin
My rings would fit them, hips that grate,
Spine like a saw, knees like a pin
And a coccyx like a javelin.
But all the same I don't go in
For sheer bulk. I appreciate
Good meat, not blubber, on my plate.
Marcus Valerius Martialis Sayings: Joys do not stay, but take wing and fly away. Joys do not stay, but take wing and fly away.
Marcus Valerius Martialis Sayings: You ask what a nice girl will do?She won't give an inch,but she won't say You ask what a nice girl will do?She won't give an inch,but she won't say no.
Marcus Valerius Martialis Sayings: You're obstinate, pliant, merry, morose, all at once. For me there's no living with you, You're obstinate, pliant, merry, morose, all at once. For me there's no living with you, or without you.
Marcus Valerius Martialis Sayings: ...to be able to enjoy the life you have spent, is to live it twice. ...to be able to enjoy the life you have spent, is to live it twice.
Marcus Valerius Martialis Sayings: Be content with what you are, and wish not change; nor dread your last day, Be content with what you are, and wish not change; nor dread your last day, nor long for it.
Marcus Valerius Martialis Sayings: Someone I flattered in a book pretends he owes me nothing. Oh the trash I Someone I flattered in a book pretends he owes me nothing. Oh the trash I have for friends.
- Martial (40 AD - 104 AD), Epigram V, xxxvi
Marcus Valerius Martialis Sayings: Your page stands against you and says to you that you are a thief. Your page stands against you and says to you that you are a thief.