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Quinto énio

Data de nascimento: 16. Julho 239 a.C.
Data de falecimento: 8. Outubro 169 a.C.

Quinto Ênio ou Quinto Énio dramaturgo e poeta épico romano.


Quinto énio

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„Que ninguém me honre com lágrimas e homenagens fúnebres. Porquê? Permanecerei bem vivo na boca dos homens.“

—  Quinto énio, livro Epigrammata
Nemo me lacrumis decoret nec funera fletu faxit. Cur? Volito vivus per ora virum. Poesis reliquiae, Epigrammata, I, Sumptibus Teubneri, 1854 - 238 páginas, p. 162

„O amigo certo se vê nos dias incertos.“

—  Quinto énio
Amicus certus in re incerta cernitur. Fragmentos, Incertae Sedis Tragoerdiarvm Fragmenta, 194, Editorial CSIC - CSIC Press, 1984 - 159 páginas, p. 48

„O bem está, principalmente, na ausência do mal.“

—  Quinto énio
Nimium boni est, cui nihil est mali. Fragmentos, Incertae Sedis Tragoerdiarvm Fragmenta, 184, Editorial CSIC - CSIC Press, 1984 - 159 páginas, p. 43

„where the Gauls stealthily, at the time of night when sleep falls on men, attacked the high citadel and of a sudden stained with blood walls and watchers.“

—  Ennius
Qua Galli furtim noctu summa arcis adorti moenia concubia vigilesque repente cruentant. As quoted by Macrobius in Saturnalia, Book I, Chapter IV (tr. J. Elliott)

„One man, by delaying, restored the state to us.
He valued safety more than mob's applause;
Hence now his glory more resplendent grows.“

—  Ennius
Unus homo nobis cunctando restituit rem. Noenum rumores ponebat ante salutem; Ergo plusque magisque viri nunc gloria claret. Of Fabius Maximus Cunctator, as quoted by Cicero in De Senectute, Chapter IV (Loeb translation)

„The ape, vilest of beasts, how like to us!“

—  Ennius
Simia quam similis turpissima bestia nobis! As quoted by Cicero in De Natura Deorum, Book I, Chapter XXXV Variant translation: How like us is that ugly brute, the ape!

„Who kindly sets a wand'rer on his way
Does e'en as if he lit another's lamp by his:
No less shines his, when he his friend's hath lit.“

—  Ennius
Homo qui erranti comiter monstrat viam, Quasi lumen de suo lumine accendat facit; Nihilo minus ipsi lucet, cum illi accenderit. As quoted by Cicero in De Officiis, Book I, Chapter XVI - translation by Walter Miller

„Neither you nor any man alive shall do this unpunished: no, you shall give recompense to me with your life-blood.“

—  Ennius
Nec pol homo quisquam faciet inpune animatus hoc nec tu; nam mi calido dabis sanguine poenas. As quoted by Macrobius in Saturnalia; Book VI, Chapter I Compare: Tu tamen interea calido mihi sanguine poenas persolves amborum, Virgil, Aeneid, Book IX, line 422

„There is no fellowship inviolate,
no faith is kept, when kingship is concerned.“

—  Ennius
Nulla sancta societas Nec fides regni est. As quoted by Cicero in De Officiis Book I, Chapter VIII - translation by Walter Miller Variant translation: To kingship belongs neither sacred fellowship nor faith.

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„All mortals desire themselves to be praised.“

—  Ennius
Omnes mortales sese laudarier optant. As quoted by Augustine of Hippo in De Trinitate, Book XIII, Chapter III

„Open your eyelids, will you all, and let your brains leave sleep behind.“

—  Ennius
Pandite sultis genas et corde relinquite somnum. As quoted by Festus, in De verborum significatione (Loeb translation)

„Let no one pay me honor with tears, nor celebrate my funeral rites with weeping. Why? I fly, living, through the mouths of men.“

—  Ennius
Nemo me lacrumis decoret neque funera fletu faxit. Cur? volito vivos per ora virum. As quoted by Cicero in Tusculanae Disputationes, Book I, chapter XV, section 34

„Whom none could overcome with iron or gold.“

—  Ennius
Quem nemo ferro potuit superare nec auro. As quoted by Cicero in De Re Publica, Book III, Chapter IV Note: Iron is a metonym for sword/warfare, and gold for money/bribery.

„No one regards what is before his feet; we all gaze at the stars.“

—  Ennius
Iphigenia, Quod est ante pedes nemo spectat, caeli scrutantur plagas. As quoted by Cicero in De Divinatione, Book II, Chapter XIII

„A sure friend is known in unsure times.“

—  Ennius
Amicus certus in re incerta cernitur. As quoted by Cicero in De Amicitia, Chapter XVII

„He who has conquered is not conqueror
Unless the conquered one confesses it.“

—  Ennius
Qui vincit non est victor nisi victus fatetur. As quoted by Marcus Servius Honoratus in In Vergilii carmina comentarii (Commentaries on the poems of Virgil), Book XI

„Whom they fear, they hate. And whom one hates, one hopes to see him dead.“

—  Ennius
Quem metuunt oderunt; quem quisque odit, perisse expetit. As quoted by Cicero in De Officiis, Book II, Chapter 23

„The idle mind knows not what it wants.“

—  Ennius
Iphigenia, Otioso in otio animus nescit quid velit. As quoted by Aulus Gellius in Noctes Atticae (Attic Nights), Book XIX, Chapter X

„Fortune is given to brave men.“

—  Ennius
Fortibus est fortuna viris data. As quoted by Macrobius in Saturnalia, Book VI, Chapter I

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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