Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid great affluence, are utterly miserable.
Quote by Tacitus
It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
Greater things are believed of those who are absent.
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.
Victor and vanquished never unite in substantial agreement.
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
All enterprises that are entered into with indiscreet zeal may be pursued with great vigor...
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yourself irritated,...
When men are full of envy they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad.
All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding...
Those in supreme power always suspect and hate their next heir.
In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous.
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear...
It belongs to human nature to hate those you have injured.
Custom adapts itself to expediency.
The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make...