Quotes

11 November 2014
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
11 November 2014
Who the first inhabitants of Britain were, whether natives or immigrants, remains obscure; one must remember we are dealing with barbarians.
11 November 2014
It is human nature to hate the man whom you have hurt.
11 November 2014
The arbiter of taste.
11 November 2014
They make a wilderness and call it peace. (Solitudinem faciunt pacem appellant.)
11 November 2014
A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing of more, and amid the passive acquiescence of all.
11 November 2014
The principle office of history I take to be this: to prevent virtuous actions from being forgotten, and that evil words and deeds should fear an infamous reputation with posterity.
11 November 2014
The principal office of history I take to be this: to prevent virtuous actions from being forgotten, and that evil words and deeds should fear an infamous reputation with posterity.
11 November 2014
Valor is of no service, chance rules all, and the bravest often fall by the hands of cowards.
11 November 2014
No one would have doubted his ability to reign had he never been emperor.

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