Sextus Propertius - Quotes

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Even a faithful mistress can be bent by constant threats. ---->>>

No rival will steal away my sure love; that glory will be my gray hair. ---->>>

I am climbing a difficult road; but the glory gives me strength.

I am climbing a difficult road; but the glory gives me strength.

Although strength should fail, the effort will deserve praise. In great enterprises the attempt is enough. ---->>>

Not only the bull attacks his enemies with curved horn, but also the sheep, when harmed fights back. ---->>>

Afflicted by love's madness all are blind. ---->>>

Among absent lovers, ardor always fares better. ---->>>

Love never offers to anyone wings so easy that he does not hold him back with his other hand. ---->>>

Let each man pass his days in that wherein his skill is greatest. ---->>>

Love can be put off, never abandoned. ---->>>

Age makes all things greater after their death; a name comes to the tongue easier from the grave. ---->>>

Let no one be willing to speak ill of the absent. ---->>>

Tell me who is able to keep his bed chaste, or which goddess is able to live with one god alone?

Tell me who is able to keep his bed chaste, or which goddess is able to live with one god alone?

By gold all good faith has been banished; by gold our rights are abused; the law itself is influenced by gold, and soon there will be an end of every modest restraint. ---->>>

Anyone who is an enemy of mine, let him love women, but let he who is my friend rejoice in men. ---->>>

Every man now worships gold, all other reverence being done away. ---->>>

Biography

Sextus Propertius profile (sextus-propertius.jpg)
Nationality: Roman
Born: 50 BC
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Die: 15 BC
Occupation: Poet
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Sextus Propertius was a Latin elegiac poet of the Augustan age. He was born around 50–45 BC in Assisium and died shortly after 15 BC. Propertius' surviving work comprises four books of Elegies (Elegiae). He was a friend of the poets Gallus and Virgil and, with them, had as his patron Maecenas and, through Maecenas, the emperor Augustus (wikipedia)