It is human nature to hate the man whom you have hurt.
Quote by Tacitus
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yourself irritated,...
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
When men are full of envy they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad.
To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it.
A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing...
The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.
It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
It belongs to human nature to hate those you have injured.
A bad peace is even worse than war.
When a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing.
No one would have doubted his ability to reign had he never been emperor.
In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous.
Those in supreme power always suspect and hate their next heir.
All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
Things forbidden have a secret charm.
Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear...
When the state is most corrupt, then the laws are most multiplied.
Old things are always in good repute, present things in disfavor.
We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding...