When a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing.
Quote by Tacitus
Valor is of no service, chance rules all, and the bravest often fall by the...
All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
Victor and vanquished never unite in substantial agreement.
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
No one would have doubted his ability to reign had he never been emperor.
It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
When men are full of envy they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad.
Greater things are believed of those who are absent.
Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yourself irritated,...
He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that...
To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it.
Old things are always in good repute, present things in disfavor.
All enterprises that are entered into with indiscreet zeal may be pursued with great vigor...
It is human nature to hate the man whom you have hurt.
Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear...
A bad peace is even worse than war.
To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make...
Custom adapts itself to expediency.