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Cornelius Tacitus (55 AD - 117 AD)
Roman historian & politician [more author details]
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He had a certain frankness and generosity, qualities indeed which turn to a man's ruin, unless tempered with discretion.
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Cornelius Tacitus
I am my nearest neighbour.
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In stirring up tumult and strife, the worst men can do the most, but peace and quiet cannot be established without virtue.
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It is found by experience that admirable laws and right precedents among the good have their origin in the misdeeds of others.
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Keen at the start, but careless at the end.
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No hatred is so bitter as that of near relations.
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That cannot be safe which is not honourable.
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There can never be a complete confidence in a power which is excessive.
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It is the rare fortuene of these days that one may think what one likes and say what one thinks.
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Cornelius Tacitus, Histories

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Showing quotations 1 to 9 of 9 total.
 
Showing quotations 1 to 9 of 9 total
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