Publius Cornelius Tacitus Quotes

We bear a grudge against the people we’ve done down.

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.