A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
Quote by Sallust
The golden age is before us, not behind us.
No mortal man has ever served at the same time his passions and his best...
Before you act, consider; when you have considered, tis fully time to act.
He that will be angry for anything will be angry for nothing.
In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being...
The higher your station, the less your liberty.
It is better to use fair means and fail, than foul and conquer.
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the...
Fame is the shadow of passion standing in the light
The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious...
Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds,...
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds...
By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed.
Everything that rises sets, and everything that grows, grows old.
In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart...
We employ the mind to rule, the body to serve.
Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
Distinguished ancestors shed a powerful light on their descendants, and forbid the concealment either of...
Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master.