„No esperes a vivir mañana: vive hoy.“

—  Marcial

Sin fuentes
Citas atribuidas y sin referencias

„El verdadero dolor es el que se sufre sin testigos.“

—  Marcial

Sin fuentes
Citas atribuidas y sin referencias

„La vida no es para vivir, si no para vivir con salud.“

—  Marcial

Sin fuentes
Citas atribuidas y sin referencias

„La fortuna a muchos da demasiado, a nadie lo suficiente.“

—  Marcial

Sin fuentes
Citas atribuidas y sin referencias

„It is not poverty, Nestor, to have nothing at all.“

—  Martial, libro Epigrammata

XI, 32 (Loeb translation).
Epigrams (c. 80 – 104 AD)
Original: (la) Non est paupertas, Nestor, habere nihil.

„Virtue extends our days: he lives two lives who relives his past with pleasure.“

—  Martial, libro Epigrammata

Ampliat aetatis spatium sibi vir bonus. Hoc est
Vivere bis vita posse priore frui.
X, 23. Alternatively translated as "The good man prolongs his life; to be able to enjoy one's past life is to live twice", in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919). Compare: "For he lives twice who can at once employ / The present well, and e'en the past enjoy", Alexander Pope, Imitation of Martial.
Epigrams (c. 80 – 104 AD)
Original: (la) Ampliat aetatis spatium sibi vir bonus. Hoc est
Vivere bis vita posse priore frui.

„Difficult and easy-going, pleasant and churlish, you are at the same time: I can neither live with you nor without you.“

—  Martial, libro Epigrammata

Difficilis facilis iucundus acerbus es idem:
Nec possum tecum vivere nec sine te.
XII, 46
Variant translation: Difficult or easy, pleasant or bitter, you are the same you: I cannot live with you—or without you.
Compare: "Thus I can neither live with you nor without you", Ovid, Amores, Book III, xib, 39
Epigrams (c. 80 – 104 AD)
Original: (la) Difficilis facilis iucundus acerbus es idem:
Nec possum tecum vivere nec sine te.

„Take while you can; brief is the moment of profit.“

—  Martial, libro Epigrammata

VIII, 9.
Epigrams (c. 80 – 104 AD)
Original: (la) Accipe quam primum; brevis est occasio lucri.

„Tis degrading to undertake difficult trifles; and foolish is the labour spent on puerilities.“

—  Martial, libro Epigrammata

Turpe est difficiles habere nugas,
Et stultus labor est ineptiarum.
II, 86 (Loeb translation).
Epigrams (c. 80 – 104 AD)
Original: (la) Turpe est difficiles habere nugas,
Et stultus labor est ineptiarum.

„You invite no man to dinner, Cotta, but your bath-companion; the baths alone provide you with a guest. I was wondering why you had never asked me; now I understand that when naked I displeased you.“

—  Martial, libro Epigrammata

Invitas nullum nisi cum quo, Cotta, lavaris
et dant convivam balnea sola tibi
mirabar quare numquam me, Cotta, vocasses:
iam scio me nudum displicuisse tibi.
I, 23 (Loeb translation).
Epigrams (c. 80 – 104 AD)
Original: (la) Invitas nullum nisi cum quo, Cotta, lavaris
et dant convivam balnea sola tibi
mirabar quare numquam me, Cotta, vocasses:
iam scio me nudum displicuisse tibi.

„You will always be poor, if you are poor, Aemilianus. Wealth is given to-day to none save the rich.“

—  Martial, libro Epigrammata

Semper eris pauper, si pauper es, Aemiliane;
Dantur opes nulli nunc, nisi divitibus.
V, 81 (Loeb translation).
Epigrams (c. 80 – 104 AD)
Original: (la) Semper eris pauper, si pauper es, Aemiliane;
Dantur opes nulli nunc, nisi divitibus.

„Selius affirms, in heav'n no gods there are:
And while he thrives, and they their thunder spare,
His daring tenet to the world seems fair. Anon. 1695.“

—  Martial, libro Epigrammata

Nullos esse deos, inane caelum
Adfirmat Segius: probatque, quod se
Factum, dum negat haec, videt beatum.
IV, 21.
Epigrams (c. 80 – 104 AD)
Original: (la) Nullos esse deos, inane caelum
Adfirmat Segius: probatque, quod se
Factum, dum negat haec, videt beatum.

„Glory paid to ashes comes too late.“

—  Martial, libro Epigrammata

I, 25, line 8.
Epigrams (c. 80 – 104 AD)
Original: (la) Cineri gloria sera venit.

„My poems are naughty, but my life is pure.“

—  Martial, libro Epigrammata

I, 4.
Epigrams (c. 80 – 104 AD)
Original: (la) Lasciva est nobis pagina, vita proba.

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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