Martial Quotes

Martial Quotes: I do not like the man who squanders life for fame; give me the man who living makes a name.[Lat., Nolo virum facili redimit qui sanquine famam;Hunc volo laudari qui sine morte potest.]
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Martial Quote: He who writes distichs, wishes, I suppose, to please by brevity. But, tell me, of what avail is their brevity, when there is a whose book full of them?
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Quotes about Martial: A good man enlarges the term of his own existence.
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Quote about Martial: You ask what a nice girl will do? She won't give an inch, but she won't say no.
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Martial Sayings: You praise, in three hundred verses, Sabellus, the baths of Ponticus, who gives such excellent dinners. You wish to dine, Sabellus, not to bathe.
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Martial Saying: Be content to be what you are, and prefer nothing to it, and do not fear or wish for your last day.
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Sayings about Martial: No hero to me is the man who, by easy shedding of his blood, purchases fame: my hero is he who, without death, can win praise.
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Saying about Martial: It is easy in adversity to despise death; he has real fortitude who dares to live and be wretched.
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Martial Quotes: You give me nothing during your life, but you promise to provide for me at your death. If you are not a fool, you know what I wish for!
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Martial Quote: Fortune gives many too much, but none enough.
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Quotes about Martial: Who gives to friends so much from Fate secures,That is the only wealth for ever yours.[Lat., Extra fortunam est, quidquid donatur amicis;Quas dederis, selas semper habebis opes.]
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Quote about Martial: He who prefers to give Linus the half of what he wishes to borrow, rather than to lend him the whole, prefers to lose only the half.
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Martial Sayings: The world is blessed most by men who do things, and not by those who merely talk about them. -James Oliver 'Tomorrow I will live,' the fool does say; tomorrow itself is late; the wise live yesterday.
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Martial Saying: Be satisfied, and pleased with what thou art, Act cheerfully and well thou allotted part; Enjoy the present hour, be thankful for the past, And neither fear, nor wish, the approaches of the last.
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Sayings about Martial: Wish to be what you are, and wish for no other position.
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Saying about Martial: You should not fear, nor yet should you wish for your last day.
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Martial Quotes: Short is the life of those who possess great accomplishments, and seldom do they reach a good old age. Whatever thou lovest, pray that thou mayest not set too high a value on it.
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