Fame is the shadow of passion standing in the light
Quote by Sallust
Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds,...
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
To like and dislike the same things, this is what makes a solid friendship.
As the blessings of health and fortune have a beginning, so they must also find...
They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty,...
No man underestimates the wrongs he suffers; many take them more seriously than is right.
In my opinion it is less shameful for a king to be overcome by force...
We employ the mind to rule, the body to serve.
Every bad precedent originated as a justifiable measure.
Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and...
Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the...
All who consult on doubtful matters, should be void of hatred, friendship, anger, and pity.
Before you act, consider; when you have considered, tis fully time to act.
Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.
Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought.
Everything that rises sets, and everything that grows, grows old.
Necessity makes even the timid brave.
He that will be angry for anything will be angry for nothing.