All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
Quote by Tacitus
Things forbidden have a secret charm.
Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear...
The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding...
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.
Valor is of no service, chance rules all, and the bravest often fall by the...
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
All enterprises that are entered into with indiscreet zeal may be pursued with great vigor...
The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yourself irritated,...
To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it.
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
No one would have doubted his ability to reign had he never been emperor.
In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous.
A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing...
It belongs to human nature to hate those you have injured.
Those in supreme power always suspect and hate their next heir.
He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that...