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A bad peace is even worse than war.   Life
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.   Life
A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few i...   Life
Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yours...   Life
All enterprises that are entered into with indiscreet zeal may be purs...   Life
All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.   Life
Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done...   History
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to rui...   Life
Custom adapts itself to expediency.   Life
Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is ...   Life
Greater things are believed of those who are absent.   Life
He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he t...   Life
In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous.   Life
It belongs to human nature to hate those you have injured.   Life
It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by...   Life
It is only necessary to make war with five things: with the maladies o...   Life
Love of fame is the last thing even learned men can bear to be parted ...   Life
Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid gr...   Life
No one would have doubted his ability to reign had he never been emper...   Life
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most...   Life
Old things are always in good repute, present things in disfavor.   Life
Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less diff...   Life
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.   Business
The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.   Life
The more corrupt the republic, the more numerous the laws.   Life
The Romans brought devestation, but they called it peace.   Life
Things forbidden have a secret charm.   Life
Those in supreme power always suspect and hate their next heir.   Life
To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have d...   Life
Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and unc...   Life
Victor and vanquished never unite in substantial agreement.   Life
We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and mo...   Life
When a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing.   Life
When men are full of envy they disparage everything, whether it be goo...   Life
When the state is most corrupt, then the laws are most multiplied.   Life