The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious and eternal.
Quote by Sallust
Necessity makes even the timid brave.
He only seems to me to live, and to make proper use of life, who...
In my opinion it is less shameful for a king to be overcome by force...
No mortal man has ever served at the same time his passions and his best...
Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought.
The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is...
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed.
The golden age is before us, not behind us.
Do as much as possible, and talk of yourself as little as possible.
Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
Most honorable are services rendered to the State; even if they do not go beyond...
All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds...
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the...
It is better to use fair means and fail, than foul and conquer.
Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and...
We employ the mind to rule, the body to serve.
Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.
Distinguished ancestors shed a powerful light on their descendants, and forbid the concealment either of...
Everything that rises sets, and everything that grows, grows old.