Fame is the shadow of passion standing in the light
Quote by Sallust
Necessity makes even the timid brave.
Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.
Most honorable are services rendered to the State; even if they do not go beyond...
No man underestimates the wrongs he suffers; many take them more seriously than is right.
Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast,...
All who consult on doubtful matters, should be void of hatred, friendship, anger, and pity.
No mortal man has ever served at the same time his passions and his best...
Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
To like and dislike the same things, this is what makes a solid friendship.
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
He only seems to me to live, and to make proper use of life, who...
The higher your station, the less your liberty.
All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds...
Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and...
He that will be angry for anything will be angry for nothing.
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious...
In my opinion it is less shameful for a king to be overcome by force...
Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master.
Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.