We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding in wealth, who are wretched.
Quote by Tacitus
Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yourself irritated,...
It belongs to human nature to hate those you have injured.
The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.
A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing...
When the state is most corrupt, then the laws are most multiplied.
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
Things forbidden have a secret charm.
Victor and vanquished never unite in substantial agreement.
Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear...
It is human nature to hate the man whom you have hurt.
When men are full of envy they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad.
Greater things are believed of those who are absent.
Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid great affluence, are...
To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it.
All enterprises that are entered into with indiscreet zeal may be pursued with great vigor...
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that...
Custom adapts itself to expediency.
Those in supreme power always suspect and hate their next heir.