The higher your station, the less your liberty.
Quote by Sallust
Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and...
The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes.
Everything that rises sets, and everything that grows, grows old.
As the blessings of health and fortune have a beginning, so they must also find...
The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious...
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the...
Necessity makes even the timid brave.
In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being...
Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
It is better to use fair means and fail, than foul and conquer.
Most honorable are services rendered to the State; even if they do not go beyond...
We employ the mind to rule, the body to serve.
It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast...
Every bad precedent originated as a justifiable measure.
In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart...
No mortal man has ever served at the same time his passions and his best...
Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.
Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master.