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Sallust (86 BC - 34 BC)
Roman historian & politician [more author details]
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Before you act consider; when you have considered, tis fully time to act.
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Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
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Few men desire liberty: The majority are satisfied with a just master.
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Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.
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The higher your station, the less your liberty.
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The soul is the captain and ruler of the life of morals.
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They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty, and the methods by which I gained it.
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To someone seeking power, the poorest man is the most useful.
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A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
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Sallust, 'Jugurthine War,' 41 B.C.
Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast, another ready on the tongue.
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Sallust, The War with Catiline
The renown which riches or beauty confer is fleeting and frail; mental excellence is a splendid and lasting possession.
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Sallust, The War with Catiline
To like and dislike the same things, that is indeed true friendship.
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Sallust, The War with Catiline

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Showing quotations 1 to 12 of 12 total.
 
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