When a government becomes powerful it is destructive, extravagant and violent; it is an usurer which takes bread from innocent mouths and deprives honorable men of their substance, for votes with which to perpetuate itself.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Nothing is so unbelievable that oratory cannot make it acceptable.
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Though silence is not necessarily an admission, it is not a denial, either.
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The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body.
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Sweet is the memory of past troubles.
The law is silent during war
Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things
A letter does not blush.
Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.
Hatred is settled anger.
The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory.