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Ennio

Fecha de nacimiento: 16. Julio 239 a.C.
Fecha de muerte: 8. Octubre 169 a.C.

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Quinto Ennio fue un dramaturgo y poeta épico latino.

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Frases Ennio

„Open your eyelids, will you all, and let your brains leave sleep behind.“

—  Ennius
As quoted by Festus, in De verborum significatione (Loeb translation)

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„All mortals desire themselves to be praised.“

—  Ennius
As quoted by Augustine of Hippo in De Trinitate, Book XIII, Chapter III

„No sooner said than done—so acts your man of worth.“

—  Ennius
As quoted by Priscianus in Ars Prisciani, Book VI

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„The mind wanders unsure, except in that life is lived.“

—  Ennius
As quoted by Aulus Gellius in Noctes Atticae (Attic Nights), Book XIX, Chapter X

„The ape, vilest of beasts, how like to us!“

—  Ennius
As quoted by Cicero in De Natura Deorum, Book I, Chapter XXXV Variant translation: How like us is that ugly brute, the ape!

„Fortune is given to brave men.“

—  Ennius
As quoted by Macrobius in Saturnalia, Book VI, Chapter I

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„The idle mind knows not what it wants.“

—  Ennius
As quoted by Aulus Gellius in Noctes Atticae (Attic Nights), Book XIX, Chapter X

„He who has conquered is not conqueror
Unless the conquered one confesses it.“

—  Ennius
As quoted by Marcus Servius Honoratus in In Vergilii carmina comentarii (Commentaries on the poems of Virgil), Book XI https://web.archive.org/web/20141219124307/http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.02.0053%3Abook%3D11%3Acommline%3D306

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