The gods are on the side of the stronger
Quote by Publius Cornelius Tacitus
Even the bravest men are frightened by sudden terrors.
Reason and calm judgment: the qualities especially belonging to a leader.
More faults are often committed while we are trying to oblige than while we are...
Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect...
He had talents equal to business, and aspired no higher
Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done evil,...
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, lead to ruin
The repose of nations cannot be secure without arms, armies cannot be maintained without pay,...
One who is allowed to sin, sins less
The hatred of those who are near to us is the most violent
Rumor is not always wrong
It is only necessary to make war with five things: with the maladies of the...
When men are full of envy, they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad
Custom adapts itself to expediency
The principle office of history I take to be this: to prevent virtuous actions from...
It is easier for a republican form of government to be applauded than realized.
Forbidden things have a secret charm
There will be vice as long as there are men
A man at work, making something which he feels will exist because he is working...
If you haven't any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart...