Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed; nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does…
Quote by Publius Cornelius Tacitus
He had talents equal to business, and aspired no higher
It is easier for a republican form of government to be applauded than realized.
More faults are often committed while we are trying to oblige than while we are...
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,...
Rumor is not always wrong
Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect...
It is easier for a republican form of government to be applauded than realized
The more corrupt the state, the more laws.
One who is allowed to sin, sins less
When men are full of envy, they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad
The principle office of history I take to be this: to prevent virtuous actions from...
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, lead to ruin
Forbidden things have a secret charm
The gods are on the side of the stronger
The repose of nations cannot be secure without arms, armies cannot be maintained without pay,...
Even the bravest men are frightened by sudden terrors.
Reason and calm judgment: the qualities especially belonging to a leader.
I have a different vision of leadership. A leadership is someone who brings people together.
Leadership is less about getting credit, and more about being brave enough to lay a...