By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed.
Quote by Sallust
Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast,...
Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
Distinguished ancestors shed a powerful light on their descendants, and forbid the concealment either of...
In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being...
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the...
He only seems to me to live, and to make proper use of life, who...
Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master.
Do as much as possible, and talk of yourself as little as possible.
No mortal man has ever served at the same time his passions and his best...
They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty,...
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is...
Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.
We employ the mind to rule, the body to serve.
Most honorable are services rendered to the State; even if they do not go beyond...
The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes.
Everything that rises sets, and everything that grows, grows old.
No man underestimates the wrongs he suffers; many take them more seriously than is right.
Before you act, consider; when you have considered, tis fully time to act.
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.