To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it.
Quote by Tacitus
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
When men are full of envy they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad.
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
It is human nature to hate the man whom you have hurt.
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...
A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing...
All enterprises that are entered into with indiscreet zeal may be pursued with great vigor...
It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding...
Valor is of no service, chance rules all, and the bravest often fall by the...
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Victor and vanquished never unite in substantial agreement.
All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
Those in supreme power always suspect and hate their next heir.
A bad peace is even worse than war.
It belongs to human nature to hate those you have injured.
When the state is most corrupt, then the laws are most multiplied.