Sallust (Gaius Sallustius Crispus) Quotes

A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.

It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the truth in their breasts, and show, like jugglers, another thing in their mouths, to cut all friendships and enmities to the measure of their own interest, and to make a good countenance without the help of good will.