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By Anonym 14 Sep

Propertius

Something greater than the Iliad now springs to birth -Nescio quid maius nascitur Iliade

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

In great things it is enough even to have willed.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

Always in absent lovers love's tide flows stronger.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Propertius

You, O money, are the cause of a restless life! Because of you we journey toward a premature death; you provide cruel nourishment for the evils of men; the seed of our cares sprouts from your head.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

Great is the height I just scale, but the prospect of glory gives me strength.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Propertius

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

Even if my strength should fail, my daring will win me praise: in might enterprises even the will to succeed is enough.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Propertius

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Propertius

There is something beyond the grave; death does not end all, and the pale ghost escapes from the vanquished pyre.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

If she is pleasing to one man, a girl is taken care of.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

In love, a verse of Mimnermus has more power than one of Homer.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Propertius

The eyes are the pioneers that first announce the soft tale of love.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Propertius

Never change when love has found its home.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

And nobility will not be able to help you with your love; Love does not know how to cede to ancestral images.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Propertius

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

A cause breaks or exalts a soldier's strength; unless that cause is just, shame will make him throw his weapons away.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Propertius

Let each man have the wit to go his own way.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

Among absent lovers, ardor always fares better.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Propertius

Love presses my head with carefully placed feet, wretch that he is, until he has taught me to detest chaste girls, and to live with no counsel.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

Cupid is naked and does not like artifices contrived by beauty.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

Even a faithful mistress can be bent by constant threats.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Propertius

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Propertius

Make room, Roman writers, make room for Greek writers; something greater than the Iliad is born.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

I say as an expert, no one is faithful in love -Expertus dico, nemo est in amore fidelis

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

Beauty is fading, nor is fortune stable; sooner or later death comes to all.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

Faith is not sure, if you cannot turn love to quarrel; may my enemies obtain a mild mistress.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Propertius

To each man at his birth nature has given some fault.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

Afflicted by love's madness all are blind.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

Allow me, whom Fortune always desires to bury, lay down my life in these final trivialities. Many have freely died in longlasting loves, among whose number may the earth cover me as well.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

Fame due to the achievements of the mind never perishes.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Propertius

That death is best which comes appropriately at a ripe age.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Propertius

There is no wide road which leads to the Muses.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Propertius

Love is fostered by confidence and constancy; he who is able to give much is able also to love much.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Propertius

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Propertius

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