In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous.
Quote by Tacitus
It is human nature to hate the man whom you have hurt.
When a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing.
All enterprises that are entered into with indiscreet zeal may be pursued with great vigor...
A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing...
Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid great affluence, are...
The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.
The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
It belongs to human nature to hate those you have injured.
No one would have doubted his ability to reign had he never been emperor.
To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make...
He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that...
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
Things forbidden have a secret charm.
We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding...
Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear...
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
When men are full of envy they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad.
A bad peace is even worse than war.
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
Valor is of no service, chance rules all, and the bravest often fall by the...