All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
Quote by Tacitus
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it.
No one would have doubted his ability to reign had he never been emperor.
Greater things are believed of those who are absent.
We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding...
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that...
Valor is of no service, chance rules all, and the bravest often fall by the...
In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous.
When men are full of envy they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad.
The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.
A bad peace is even worse than war.
Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid great affluence, are...
It is human nature to hate the man whom you have hurt.
Old things are always in good repute, present things in disfavor.
It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
When the state is most corrupt, then the laws are most multiplied.
A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing...