He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that is in battle slain, Will never rise to fight again.
Quote by Tacitus
When a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing.
Valor is of no service, chance rules all, and the bravest often fall by the...
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding...
In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous.
It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing...
It belongs to human nature to hate those you have injured.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
Custom adapts itself to expediency.
Things forbidden have a secret charm.
No one would have doubted his ability to reign had he never been emperor.
Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear...
The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid great affluence, are...
Victor and vanquished never unite in substantial agreement.
When men are full of envy they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad.
The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.
Greater things are believed of those who are absent.