Greater things are believed of those who are absent.
Custom adapts itself to expediency.
All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
When men are full of envy they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad.
When the state is most corrupt, then the laws are most multiplied.
A bad peace is even worse than war.
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.