Facts about Sextus Propertius

Summary

Sextus Propertius was a famous Poet from Rome, who lived between 50 BC and 15 BC.

Our collection contains 16 quotes who is written / told by Sextus.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: Ovid, Phaedrus, Tiberius, Philo, Germanicus

Famous quotes by Sextus Propertius (16)


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"Tell me who is able to keep his bed chaste, or which goddess is able to live with one god alone?"
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"Not only the bull attacks his enemies with curved horn, but also the sheep, when harmed fights back"
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"No rival will steal away my sure love; that glory will be my gray hair"
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"Love never offers to anyone wings so easy that he does not hold him back with his other hand"
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"Love can be put off, never abandoned"
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"Let no one be willing to speak ill of the absent"
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"Let each man pass his days in that wherein his skill is greatest"
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"I am climbing a difficult road; but the glory gives me strength"
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"Every man now worships gold, all other reverence being done away"
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"Even a faithful mistress can be bent by constant threats"
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"By gold all good faith has been banished; by gold our rights are abused; the law itself is influenced by gold, and soon there will be an end of every modest restraint"
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"Anyone who is an enemy of mine, let him love women, but let he who is my friend rejoice in men"
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"Among absent lovers, ardor always fares better"
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"Although strength should fail, the effort will deserve praise. In great enterprises the attempt is enough"
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"Age makes all things greater after their death; a name comes to the tongue easier from the grave"
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"Afflicted by love's madness all are blind"


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