The populace is like the sea motionless in itself, but stirred by every wind, even the lightest breeze.
Quote by Titus Livius
Titus Livius Quotes
Fortune blinds men when she does not wish them to withstand the violence of her...
All things will be clear and distinct to the man who does not hurry; haste...
Men are only clever at shifting blame from their own shoulders to those of others.
From abundance springs satiety.
It is easier to criticize than to correct our past errors.
A fraudulent intent, however carefully concealed at the outset, will generally, in the end, betray...
No law can possibly meet the convenience of every one: we must be satisfied if...
The troubles which have come upon us always seem more serious than those which are...
This above all makes history useful and desirable; it unfolds before our eyes a glorious...
There is always more spirit in attack than in defence.
Resistance to criminal rashness comes better late than never.
Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own...
In difficult and desperate cases, the boldest counsels are the safest.
There is nothing worse than being ashamed of parsimony or poverty.
The result showed that fortune helps the brave.
He will have true glory who despises it.
There are laws for peace as well as war.
It is easy at any moment to surrender a large fortune; to build one up...
The old Romans all wished to have a king over them because they had not...
Favor and honor sometimes fall more fitly on those who do not desire them.