Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Quote by Tacitus
We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding...
A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing...
He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that...
It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
It is human nature to hate the man whom you have hurt.
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.
No one would have doubted his ability to reign had he never been emperor.
To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it.
Those in supreme power always suspect and hate their next heir.
Victor and vanquished never unite in substantial agreement.
A bad peace is even worse than war.
Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid great affluence, are...
Things forbidden have a secret charm.
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yourself irritated,...
When the state is most corrupt, then the laws are most multiplied.
To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make...
The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.
Old things are always in good repute, present things in disfavor.