Decimus Junius Juvenalis (Latin: [ˈdɛkɪmʊs ˈjuːniʊs jʊwɛˈnaːlɪs]), known in English as Juvenal ( JOO-vən-əl), was a Roman poet active in the late first and early second century CE. He is the author of the collection of satirical poems known as the Satires. The details of Juvenal's life are unclear, although...
Be rich to yourself and poor to your friends.
Fortune can, for her pleasure, fools advance, / And toss them on the wheels of Chance.
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
Peace visits not the guilty mind.
(Nemo Malus Felix)
My mother loved children -- she would have given anything if I had been one.
There are no lines in nature, only areas of colour, one against another.
Sound is the vocabulary of nature.
Nature's far too subtle to repeat herself.