JuvenalJuvenal, [Decimus Junius Juvenalis] (c.55-c.128 AD) Roman satirical poet

Juvenal Quote

“Count it the greatest sin to prefer life to honor, and for the sake of living to lose what makes life worth having.”

~ Juvenal

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RobertSRQ    11/20/07

In the right place at the right time honor, and honorably executed, is indeed a fine virtue

J Carlton, Calgary

On Honor: Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen. Samuel Adams

E Archer, NYC

Something the Sheeple have forgotten.

Mike, Norwalk

Here, life and living become the focal points of many and very broad definitions. I really like it.

E Archer, NYC

Without honor, one will eventually become lost in self-delusion.

Ronw13, OR

Morality without humility is of no honour (value) to the poor and needy. Hence "humility before honour." "It is an honour for a man to cease from strife." to cease from strife with a corrupt form of government, is honorable, then a soft answer from a humble spirit appeases anger. Laws of nature 101 concerning statesmanship, representing the individual sovereign unprivileged. 


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