In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart of defense.
Quote by Sallust
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the...
Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought.
The higher your station, the less your liberty.
No man underestimates the wrongs he suffers; many take them more seriously than is right.
As the blessings of health and fortune have a beginning, so they must also find...
All who consult on doubtful matters, should be void of hatred, friendship, anger, and pity.
Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast,...
We employ the mind to rule, the body to serve.
Necessity makes even the timid brave.
Fame is the shadow of passion standing in the light
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.
The golden age is before us, not behind us.
To like and dislike the same things, this is what makes a solid friendship.
The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is...
Every bad precedent originated as a justifiable measure.
It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast...
Everything that rises sets, and everything that grows, grows old.
In my own case, who have spent my whole life in the practice of virtue,...
Do as much as possible, and talk of yourself as little as possible.