Propertius Quotes

Found 15 quotes by Propertius .
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"Tell me who is able to keep his bed chaste, or which goddess is able to live with one god alone?" Sextus Propertius
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"I am climbing a difficult road; but the glory gives me strength." Sextus Propertius
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"Afflicted by love's madness all are blind." Sextus Propertius
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"Age makes all things greater after their death; a name comes to the tongue easier from the grave." Sextus Propertius
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"Although strength should fail, the effort will deserve praise. In great enterprises the attempt is enough." Sextus Propertius
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"Among absent lovers, ardor always fares better." Sextus Propertius
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"Anyone who is an enemy of mine, let him love women, but let he who is my friend rejoice in men." Sextus Propertius
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"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." Sextus Propertius
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"Even a faithful mistress can be bent by constant threats." Sextus Propertius
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"Every man now worships gold, all other reverence being done away." Sextus Propertius
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"Let each man pass his days in that wherein his skill is greatest." Sextus Propertius
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"Let no one be willing to speak ill of the absent." Sextus Propertius
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"Love can be put off, never abandoned." Sextus Propertius
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"Love never offers to anyone wings so easy that he does not hold him back with his other hand." Sextus Propertius
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"Not only the bull attacks his enemies with curved horn, but also the sheep, when harmed fights back." Sextus Propertius
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