Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master.
Quote by Sallust
We employ the mind to rule, the body to serve.
Distinguished ancestors shed a powerful light on their descendants, and forbid the concealment either of...
He only seems to me to live, and to make proper use of life, who...
Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the...
Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and...
The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is...
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
Kings are more prone to mistrust the good than the bad; and they are always...
Fame is the shadow of passion standing in the light
Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.
Necessity makes even the timid brave.
To like and dislike the same things, this is what makes a solid friendship.
All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds...
No man underestimates the wrongs he suffers; many take them more seriously than is right.
In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being...
Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast...
The higher your station, the less your liberty.
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.