Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Quote by Tacitus
All enterprises that are entered into with indiscreet zeal may be pursued with great vigor...
The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.
To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make...
A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing...
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
Greater things are believed of those who are absent.
When a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing.
Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid great affluence, are...
Those in supreme power always suspect and hate their next heir.
Custom adapts itself to expediency.
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
It is human nature to hate the man whom you have hurt.
Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear...
Valor is of no service, chance rules all, and the bravest often fall by the...
Old things are always in good repute, present things in disfavor.
It belongs to human nature to hate those you have injured.
We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding...
In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous.
It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.