Necessity makes even the timid brave.
Quote by Sallust
Everything that rises sets, and everything that grows, grows old.
Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.
The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is...
He that will be angry for anything will be angry for nothing.
In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart...
Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds,...
In my own case, who have spent my whole life in the practice of virtue,...
By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed.
The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious...
It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast...
In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being...
We employ the mind to rule, the body to serve.
No man underestimates the wrongs he suffers; many take them more seriously than is right.
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the...
All who consult on doubtful matters, should be void of hatred, friendship, anger, and pity.
Most honorable are services rendered to the State; even if they do not go beyond...
Do as much as possible, and talk of yourself as little as possible.
Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master.
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.