No mortal man has ever served at the same time his passions and his best interests.
Quote by Sallust
It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast...
Every bad precedent originated as a justifiable measure.
The higher your station, the less your liberty.
By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed.
Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds,...
Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought.
Most honorable are services rendered to the State; even if they do not go beyond...
Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
In my own case, who have spent my whole life in the practice of virtue,...
Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.
Do as much as possible, and talk of yourself as little as possible.
In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being...
As the blessings of health and fortune have a beginning, so they must also find...
The golden age is before us, not behind us.
We employ the mind to rule, the body to serve.
Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is...
Fame is the echo of actions, resounding them to the world, save that the echo...
Every time I think that I'm getting old, and gradually going to the grave, something...
And wouldnt change by the change, or the game, or the fame, when he came,...