Quotes by Tacitus

Tacitus

Tacitus

Roman senator and historian

Alive from: 56-120 AD

Category: Politics | History and sociology

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    They make a wilderness and call it peace.
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    Things are not to be judged good or bad merely because the public think so.
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    Things forbidden have a secret charm.
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    Those in supreme power always suspect and hate their next heir.
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    To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make a wilderness, they call it peace.
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    Valor is of no service, chance rules all, and the bravest often fall by the hands of cowards.
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    We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding in wealth, who are wretched.
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    When a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing.
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