Roman Politician Quotes
As a rule, what is out of sight disturbs men's minds more seriously than what they see.
He could boast that he inherited it brick and left it marble.
Referring to the city of Rome
Your councils be long, your doings be slow, consider the end.
Marcus Junius Brutus
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
Appius Claudius Caecus
Is it not better to die valiantly, than ignominiously to lose our wretched and dishonored lives after being the sport of others' insolence?
Not even the vicissitudes of fortune are contrary to nature or to the providential ordering of the universe. It all flows from the gods, who determine what is needed for the welfare of the whole universe, of which you are a part.
More people worship the rising than the setting sun.
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
Marcus Licinius Crassus
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To be taken into account were some years of schooling, where I studied with diligence Neptune's laws, and these laws I tried to obey when I sailed overseas; it was worth the while.
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