We bear a grudge against the people we’ve done down.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus Quotes
It is easier for a republican form of government to be applauded than realized.
The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.
Things forbidden have a secret charm.
He had talents equal to business, and aspired no higher.
When monarchs through their bloodthirsty commanders lay waste a country, they dignify their atrocity by calling it “Making Peace.”
Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection.
Greater things are believed of those who are absent.