Juvenal Quotes (246 quotes)
“The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things - bread and circuses!”
In Latin: "Mens sana in corpore sano" - Variant translation: "You should pray for a sound mind in a sound body." - Satires, X, line 356
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Bio: Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis, known in English as Juvenal, was a Roman poet active in the late 1st and early 2nd century AD, author of the Satires. The details of the author's life are unclear, although references within his text to known persons of the late 1st and early 2nd centuries AD fix his terminus post quem.