Even the bravest men are frightened by sudden terrors.
Quote by Publius Cornelius Tacitus
More faults are often committed while we are trying to oblige than while we are...
When men are full of envy, they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad
The hatred of those who are near to us is the most violent
Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done evil,...
There will be vice as long as there are men
It is easier for a republican form of government to be applauded than realized.
Custom adapts itself to expediency
It is easier for a republican form of government to be applauded than realized
He had talents equal to business, and aspired no higher
The repose of nations cannot be secure without arms, armies cannot be maintained without pay,...
Love of fame is the last thing even learned men can bear to be parted...
Rumor is not always wrong
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, lead to ruin
The principle office of history I take to be this: to prevent virtuous actions from...
One who is allowed to sin, sins less
Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect...
Forbidden things have a secret charm
There's a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A...
Charm is more than beauty
Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question.