Added by staff

Get quotes of the day


The loud applause your speech received Was not at all deserved. It was not the speech you gave we liked, But the dinner that you served.

Record how this quote makes you feel.

You can report quote corrections via the "Conversation" tab below

Search on Google Books to find citations of this quotation.

This quote is linked to the event -€“ Giving a Speech

Source Notes: "To Pomponius" (6.48), Selected Epigrams, trans. Ralph Marcellino (1968).

A bit about Martial ...

We don't have a biography.

These people bookmarked this quote:

staff avatar
staff

I'm the guy who runs quotationsbook!


Get Quotes of the Day

Your daily dose of thought, inspiration and motivation.