Victor and vanquished never unite in substantial agreement.
Quote by Tacitus
Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid great affluence, are...
Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear...
All enterprises that are entered into with indiscreet zeal may be pursued with great vigor...
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
Old things are always in good repute, present things in disfavor.
No one would have doubted his ability to reign had he never been emperor.
When a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing.
Those in supreme power always suspect and hate their next heir.
The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
When the state is most corrupt, then the laws are most multiplied.
Valor is of no service, chance rules all, and the bravest often fall by the...
In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous.
To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it.
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
A bad peace is even worse than war.
It is human nature to hate the man whom you have hurt.
Things forbidden have a secret charm.
There are charms made only for distant admiration.
He had that nameless charm, with a strong magnetism, which can only be called, 'It
Their charms, Sir John, I shall discover, I have no doubt, when dinner's over; At...