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But I, Caesar, have not sought to amass wealth by the practice of my art, having been rather contented with a small fort
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"But I, Caesar, have not sought to amass wealth by the practice of my art, having been rather contented with a small fortune and reputation, than desirous of abundance accompanied by a want of reputation"

- Marcus V. Pollio

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This quote by Marcus V. Pollio speaks with the concept of contentment and reputation. He is saying that he, Caesar, has actually not sought to generate wealth through his art, but rather has been content with a small fortune and track record. He is indicating that he values credibility more than wealth, which he would rather have an excellent credibility than an abundance of money. This quote talks to the concept of contentment and the significance of track record. It recommends that having a good credibility is more vital than having a great deal of money, which it is possible to be content with a small fortune. It also speaks to the concept of ambition and the idea that it is possible to be content with what one has, rather than pursuing more.

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This quote is written / told by Marcus V. Pollio between 80 BC and 15 BC. He was a famous Architect from Rome. The author also have 27 other quotes.

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