Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid great affluence, are utterly miserable.
Quote by Tacitus
Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yourself irritated,...
Victor and vanquished never unite in substantial agreement.
When men are full of envy they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad.
When the state is most corrupt, then the laws are most multiplied.
To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it.
He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that...
The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear...
A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing...
A bad peace is even worse than war.
All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
It is human nature to hate the man whom you have hurt.
It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding...
The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
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...
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.