Nero

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Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits.
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Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus (15 December AD 37 - 9 June AD 68), born Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, was Emperor of Rome from AD 54 to AD 68.

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  • Qualis artifex pereo.
    • Translation: What an artist dies in me!
    • Translation: What an artisan I am in dying!
    • Translation: So great an artist, I die!
  • Finally I can live like a human being.
    • after moving into the Golden House, built upon burned out areas after the great fire of Rome.
  • Hidden talent counts for nothing.
  • The world is losing a great artist (dies).
    • Said when the Praetorian Guard forced his suicide.

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