A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
Quote by Sallust
Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master.
Most honorable are services rendered to the State; even if they do not go beyond...
In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart...
Every bad precedent originated as a justifiable measure.
No man underestimates the wrongs he suffers; many take them more seriously than is right.
No mortal man has ever served at the same time his passions and his best...
Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought.
All who consult on doubtful matters, should be void of hatred, friendship, anger, and pity.
Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.
They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty,...
The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes.
As the blessings of health and fortune have a beginning, so they must also find...
It is better to use fair means and fail, than foul and conquer.
Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.
Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and...
Distinguished ancestors shed a powerful light on their descendants, and forbid the concealment either of...
Everything that rises sets, and everything that grows, grows old.
Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast,...