Quotations From MARCUS ANNAEUS LUCAN


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  • The victorious party found favor with the gods, the vanquished with Cato.
    Marcus Annaeus Lucan (39-65), Roman epic poet. Pharsalia, 1. 128.
  • Greatness collapses of itself: such limit the gods have set to the growth of prosperous states.
    Marcus Annaeus Lucan (39-65), Roman epic poet. Pharsalia, 1. 81-82.
  • Not only had Caesar a great name and a general's glory, but his valor knew no rest, and the only thing he looked upon as a disgrace was not winning a battle.
    Marcus Annaeus Lucan (39-65), Roman epic poet. Pharsalia, 1. 143-145.
  • Might was the measure of right.
    Marcus Annaeus Lucan (39-65), Roman epic poet. Pharsalia, 1. 175-176.
  • Among those who share a throne there can be no loyalty; Dominion's ever impatient consort.
    Marcus Annaeus Lucan (39-65), Roman epic poet. Pharsalia, 1. 92-93.

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  • He [Pompey] stands, the shadow of a great name.
    Marcus Annaeus Lucan (39-65), Roman epic poet. Pharsalia, 1. 135.
  • Deep-seated are the wounds of civil brawls.
    Marcus Annaeus Lucan (39-65), Roman epic poet. Pharsalia, 1. 32.
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