The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
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...
In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous.
He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that...
When men are full of envy they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad.
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.
When a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing.
The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.
It is human nature to hate the man whom you have hurt.
Greater things are believed of those who are absent.
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make...
Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear...
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it.
Victor and vanquished never unite in substantial agreement.
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...