To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it.
Quote by Tacitus
A bad peace is even worse than war.
When men are full of envy they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad.
Victor and vanquished never unite in substantial agreement.
Custom adapts itself to expediency.
Valor is of no service, chance rules all, and the bravest often fall by the...
The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.
Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid great affluence, are...
No one would have doubted his ability to reign had he never been emperor.
He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that...
All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous.
Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear...
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
Things forbidden have a secret charm.
The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Greater things are believed of those who are absent.
When a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing.
It belongs to human nature to hate those you have injured.