All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
Quote by Tacitus
All enterprises that are entered into with indiscreet zeal may be pursued with great vigor...
Things forbidden have a secret charm.
A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing...
He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that...
The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.
We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding...
It belongs to human nature to hate those you have injured.
Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid great affluence, are...
Greater things are believed of those who are absent.
The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
Custom adapts itself to expediency.
It is human nature to hate the man whom you have hurt.
A bad peace is even worse than war.
When a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing.
It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
Victor and vanquished never unite in substantial agreement.
To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it.
Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yourself irritated,...
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Valor is of no service, chance rules all, and the bravest often fall by the...