It is easier for a republican form of government to be applauded than realized.
Quote by Publius Cornelius Tacitus
Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect...
More faults are often committed while we are trying to oblige than while we are...
Custom adapts itself to expediency
Even the bravest men are frightened by sudden terrors.
The gods are on the side of the stronger
The more corrupt the state, the more laws.
Rumor is not always wrong
Love of fame is the last thing even learned men can bear to be parted...
He had talents equal to business, and aspired no higher
The hatred of those who are near to us is the most violent
It is easier for a republican form of government to be applauded than realized
Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done evil,...
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, lead to ruin
One who is allowed to sin, sins less
We are corrupted by prosperity
Reason and calm judgment: the qualities especially belonging to a leader.
Forbidden things have a secret charm
All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.
We are all born charming, fresh, and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are...
There are charms made only for distant admiration.