Fame is the shadow of passion standing in the light
Quote by Sallust
No man underestimates the wrongs he suffers; many take them more seriously than is right.
All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds...
Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is...
Distinguished ancestors shed a powerful light on their descendants, and forbid the concealment either of...
Necessity makes even the timid brave.
In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being...
In my opinion it is less shameful for a king to be overcome by force...
Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
It is better to use fair means and fail, than foul and conquer.
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.
Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.
Most honorable are services rendered to the State; even if they do not go beyond...
By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed.
It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast...
The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious...
In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart...
The higher your station, the less your liberty.