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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.
Period:
2nd century
1st century
Place of birth: Italy
Italy

Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.



Note 

Note



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


Source: Satires



Translation

Translation

(French, German, Latin)



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

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

Latin
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.

Reason misleads us more often than nature.

There are no contradictions in nature.




Quotes for: nature


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





Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.











Quotes for: wisdom


Quotes

Quotes about wisdom:


Patience is the companion of wisdom.





The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.





Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.





The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.





Silence is often the truest wisdom.
Pindar  





It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.











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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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