We begin to die as soon as we are born, and the end is linked to the beginning.
We are always beginning to live, but are never living.
- Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso) Roman Poet
- Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) Roman Poet
- Persius Roman Poet, Critic
- Claudian Roman Poet
- Lucretius Roman Poet, Philosopher
- Martial Ancient Roman Latin Poet
- Juvenal Roman Poet
- Virgil Roman Poet
- Petronius Roman Courtier, Novelist
- Seneca the Younger (Lucius Annaeus Seneca) Roman Philosopher