Every error of the mind is the more conspicuous, and culpable, in proportion to the rank of the person who commits it.
Two things only the people anxiously desire, bread and the circus games.
No man ever arrived suddenly at the summit of vice.
Who can all sense of others’ ills escape, is but a brute, at best, in human shape.
- Persius Roman Poet
- Martial Ancient Roman Latin Poet
- Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) Roman Poet
- Marcus Manilius Roman Poet
- Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso) Roman Poet
- Virgil Roman Poet
- Seneca the Younger (Lucius Annaeus Seneca) Roman Stoic Philosopher
- Claudian Roman Poet
- Catullus Roman Latin Poet
- Lucretius Roman Epicurean Philosopher