The golden age is before us, not behind us.
Quote by Sallust
Do as much as possible, and talk of yourself as little as possible.
All who consult on doubtful matters, should be void of hatred, friendship, anger, and pity.
Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.
No man underestimates the wrongs he suffers; many take them more seriously than is right.
Every bad precedent originated as a justifiable measure.
Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master.
Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought.
Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.
The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes.
Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds,...
Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast,...
In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart...
The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious...
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
Before you act, consider; when you have considered, tis fully time to act.
Distinguished ancestors shed a powerful light on their descendants, and forbid the concealment either of...
In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being...
It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast...
We employ the mind to rule, the body to serve.