Quintus Ennius - Quotes

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Let no one weep for me, or celebrate my funeral with mourning; for I still live, as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men.

Let no one weep for me, or celebrate my funeral with mourning; for I still live, as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men.

He whose wisdom cannot help him, gets no good from being wise. ---->>>

They hate whom they fear. ---->>>

No one regards what is before his feet; we all gaze at the stars. ---->>>

Here is he laid to whom for daring deed, nor friend nor foe could render worthy meed. ---->>>

To open his lips is crime in a plain citizen. ---->>>

He hath freedom whoso beareth clean and constant heart within. ---->>>

O friend unseen, unborn, unknown, Student of our sweet English tongue, I never indulge in poetics - Unless I am down with rheumatics. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Roman
Born: 239 BC
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Die: 169 BC
Occupation: Poet
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Quintus Ennius (; c. 239 – c. 169 BC) was a writer during the period of the Roman Republic, and is often considered the father of Roman poetry. He was an Oscan (a linguistic group of peoples who lived in parts of central and southern Italy) from Calabria (the ancient name for the Salento, the peninsula which forms southern Apulia) (wikipedia)