Quotation Explorer - 'Cornelius Tacitus'

It is the rare fortuene of these days that one may think what one likes and say what one thinks. - Cornelius Tacitus
He had a certain frankness and generosity, qualities indeed which turn to a man's ruin, unless tempered with discretion. - Cornelius Tacitus
It is found by experience that admirable laws and right precedents among the good have their origin in the misdeeds of others. - Cornelius Tacitus
That cannot be safe which is not honourable. - Cornelius Tacitus
In stirring up tumult and strife, the worst men can do the most, but peace and quiet cannot be established without virtue. - Cornelius Tacitus
Keen at the start, but careless at the end. - Cornelius Tacitus
No hatred is so bitter as that of near relations. - Cornelius Tacitus
There can never be a complete confidence in a power which is excessive. - Cornelius Tacitus
I am my nearest neighbour. - Cornelius Tacitus
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