Custom adapts itself to expediency.
Greater things are believed of those who are absent.
All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
All enterprises that are entered into with indiscreet zeal may be pursued with great vigor at first, but are sure… (read more)
When a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing.
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.