All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
Quote by Tacitus
He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that...
Victor and vanquished never unite in substantial agreement.
Old things are always in good repute, present things in disfavor.
A bad peace is even worse than war.
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 desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yourself irritated,...
We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding...
No one would have doubted his ability to reign had he never been emperor.
The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
When a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing.
Greater things are believed of those who are absent.
It is human nature to hate the man whom you have hurt.
When the state is most corrupt, then the laws are most multiplied.
Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear...
It belongs to human nature to hate those you have injured.