It belongs to human nature to hate those you have injured.
Quote by Tacitus
A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing...
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding...
Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid great affluence, are...
All enterprises that are entered into with indiscreet zeal may be pursued with great vigor...
Valor is of no service, chance rules all, and the bravest often fall by the...
To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it.
Old things are always in good repute, present things in disfavor.
When men are full of envy they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad.
Victor and vanquished never unite in substantial agreement.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Custom adapts itself to expediency.
All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yourself irritated,...
When a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing.
He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that...
To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make...
Those in supreme power always suspect and hate their next heir.
No one would have doubted his ability to reign had he never been emperor.
It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.