The gods are on the side of the stronger
Quote by Publius Cornelius Tacitus
Reason and calm judgment: the qualities especially belonging to a leader.
The hatred of those who are near to us is the most violent
It is easier for a republican form of government to be applauded than realized.
Even the bravest men are frightened by sudden terrors.
The more corrupt the state, the more laws.
It is only necessary to make war with five things: with the maladies of the...
Forbidden things have a secret charm
Custom adapts itself to expediency
Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect...
There will be vice as long as there are men
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, lead to ruin
The principle office of history I take to be this: to prevent virtuous actions from...
The repose of nations cannot be secure without arms, armies cannot be maintained without pay,...
Love of fame is the last thing even learned men can bear to be parted...
When men are full of envy, they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad
It is easier for a republican form of government to be applauded than realized
We are corrupted by prosperity
Its a sad day when you have members of Congress who are literally criminals go...
Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the...
Corruption is like a ball of snow, once it's set a rolling it must increase.