Roman Quotes

The Grecians and Romans were strongly possessed of the spirit of liberty but...

The Grecians and Romans were strongly possessed of the spirit of liberty but not the principle, for at the time they were determined not to be slaves themselves, they employed their power to enslave the rest of mankind. ...Thomas Paine
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"The fates lead the ...

"The fates lead the willing and drag the unwilling" - Roman proverb
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Say not always what you know, but always know...

Say not always what you know, but always know what you say...Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, the Roman Emperor from 41 to 54 AD.
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"If we are victorious in one more...

"If we are victorious in one more battle with the Romans, we shall be utterly ruined" - Pyrrhus of Epirus
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Can anyone be proved innocent, if it be enoug...

Can anyone be proved innocent, if it be enough to have accused him?...Flavius Claudius Julianus ...the last pagan Emperor of the Roman Empire.
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β€œIf you want pea...

β€œIf you want peace prepare for war” - Some Roman General
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"Luck is What Happens When...

"Luck is What Happens When Preparation Meets Opportunity."- Roman philosopher Seneca
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The pain you are feeling...

The pain you are feeling, can't compare to the joy that is coming" Romans 18:8
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"The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be sav...

"The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow Roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars." -J. Kerouac
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The more pleasures a man desires, the...

The more pleasures a man desires, the more masters he must serve. - Marcus Aureilius, Roman general & philosopher
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"I am king of the Roma...

"I am king of the Romans and above grammar." Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor
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If God is for us...

If God is for us, who can be against us? - Romans 8:31
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β€œIf you are still looking for that ...

β€œIf you are still looking for that one person who will change your life, take a look in the mirror.” Roman Price
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β€œIt is not death that a man should fear, ...

β€œIt is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.” - Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Meditations.
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The ancient Romans built their gre...

The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture for wild beasts to fight in. --Voltaire
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β€œIf you are still looking for that ...

β€œIf you are still looking for that one person who will change your life, take a look in the mirror.” Roman Price
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β€˜The tree of man was nev...

β€˜The tree of man was never quiet: Then 'twas the Roman, now 'tis I.’ AE Housman
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"What we do now echoes in ...

"What we do now echoes in eternity." - Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor and Philosopher
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"Future generations will look back on ...

"Future generations will look back on TV as the lead in the water pipes that slowly drove the Romans mad." Kurt Vonnegut
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β€œThey create a desolation and call it peace.” ...

β€œThey create a desolation and call it peace.” – The Caledonian chief Calgacus, speaking about the Romans toward the end of the first century A.D.
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"Putting things off is the biggest waste of life: it snatches ...

"Putting things off is the biggest waste of life: it snatches away each day as it comes, and denies us the present by promising the future.” β€” Roman philosopher Seneca’s On the Shortness of Life
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We do not have a choice if we wi...

We do not have a choice if we will lead in life. We have a choice of how we will lead. -Andrew T. Roman
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"If you are still looking for that o...

"If you are still looking for that one person who will change your life, take a look in the mirror." - Roman Price
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β€œIf you are still looking for that ...

β€œIf you are still looking for that one person who will change your life, take a look in the mirror.” Roman Price
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"For my part I deem those blessed to whom, by favour of the gods...

"For my part I deem those blessed to whom, by favour of the gods, it has been granted either to do what is worth writing of, or to write what is worth reading..." -Pliny The Younger, Roman Magistrate
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"Dripping water hollows out st...

"Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force, but through persistence." Ovid, Roman poet
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"Being an adult means betraying your ideals and pa...

"Being an adult means betraying your ideals and participating in the process of actively making the world a worse place." - Roman Belic, The Lord of Titties
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β€œAll forms of madness, bizarre habits, awkwardn...

β€œAll forms of madness, bizarre habits, awkwardness in society, general clumsiness, are justified in the person who creates good art.” ― Roman Payne
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Help Finding Quote: I believe it is by a Roman Emperor and the jist of it is that armies fight...

Help Finding Quote: I believe it is by a Roman Emperor and the jist of it is that armies fight but language conquers. It's something about taking the land is just control but getting them to use your language makes them your people. Or something like that. In advance, please and thank you.
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β€œYou must give everything to make you...

β€œYou must give everything to make your life as beautiful as the dreams that dance in your imagination.” ― Roman Payne
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"Name me an Emperor who was ever struck by a cannonb...

"Name me an Emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball?" - Charles V Emperor of Spain, Holy Roman Empire, Hamburg of the Netherlands, basically ruled all Europe.
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"We're very much like the Roman Empire now. The thing th...

"We're very much like the Roman Empire now. The thing that's important to us today is entertainment. And we're willing to pay any price for that entertainment." -jesse ventura
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Romans 8:18 "For I consider that the sufferi...

Romans 8:18 "For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us."
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β€œIf you are still looking for that o...

β€œIf you are still looking for that one person who will change your life, take a look in the mirror.” - Roman Price
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I'm looking quotes from Rom...

I'm looking quotes from Romans or Greeks, talking about the plebs in a disdainful manner
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A beard does no...

A beard does not make a philosopher -Anonymous Roman
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"Every man makes a ...

"Every man makes a god of his own desire." – Virgil, Roman poet
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True happiness is ... to enjoy the presen...

True happiness is ... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future." Seneca, Roman philosopher and playwright
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We bear the evils of long pea...

We bear the evils of long peace fiercer than war; Luxury weighs us down - Juvenal (Roman poet)
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"Professing themselv...

"Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools" -Romans 1:22
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"Why should I play the Roman fool, and die On m...

"Why should I play the Roman fool, and die On mine own sword? Whiles I see lives, the gashes Do better upon them." - Macbeth, Macbeth by Shakespeare
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"A man who suffers before it is necess...

"A man who suffers before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary." --Seneca the Younger, Roman Stoic philosopher
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"Oh! I think I'm b...

"Oh! I think I'm becoming a god!" - Roman emperor Vespasian
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