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Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis

Quote of Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis - Never does nature say one thing...

Biography - Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis:

Juvenal - Roman poet.
2nd century
1st century
Place of birth: Italy

Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.



Other version:
- "Nature never says that which wisdom will contradict."

Quote source: Satires



(French, German, Latin)

La nature ne dit jamais une chose et la sagesse une autre.

Niemals sagt die Natur das Eine, die Weisheit das Andere.

Numquam aliud natura, aliud sapientia dicit.

See also 

See also...

Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason is absurd.

A wise man never refuses anything to necessity.

Nothing is evil which is according to nature.

Reason misleads us more often than nature.

There are no contradictions in nature.

Quotes for: nature


Quotes about nature:

Painters understand nature and love her and teach us to see.

Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.

Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.

Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.

Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.

Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.

Quotes for: wisdom


Quotes about wisdom:

Patience is the companion of wisdom.

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.

All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.

Wisdom leads us back to childhood.

This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.

The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.


Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis also said...

But who will guard the guardians?

A healthy mind in a healthy body.

To devote one's life to the truth.

A child deserves the maximum respect.

A child is owed the greatest respect if you have ever have something disgraceful in mind, don't ignore your son's tender years.

All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.

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