Tacitus Quote

Benefits received are a delight to us as long as we think we can requite them; when that possibility is far exceeded, they are repaid with hatred instead of gratitude.


Annals of Tacitus, tr. with noters by A.J. Church and W.J. Brodribb (ed. 1876)

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Benefits received are a delight to us as long as we think we can requite them; when that possibility is far exceeded, they are repaid with hatred...

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Benefits received are a delight to us as long as we think we can requite them; when that possibility is far exceeded, they are repaid with hatred...

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Benefits received are a delight to us as long as we think we can requite them; when that possibility is far exceeded, they are repaid with hatred...

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Benefits received are a delight to us as long as we think we can requite them; when that possibility is far exceeded, they are repaid with hatred...