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Famous Cornelius Tacitus Quotations

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Quote Left He had a certain frankness and generosity, qualities indeed which turn to a man's ruin, unless tempered with discretion. Quote Right
Quote Left In stirring up tumult and strife, the worst men can do the most, but peace and quiet cannot be established without virtue. Quote Right
Quote Left In times of tumult and discord bad men have the most power mental and moral excellence require peace and quiteness. Quote Right
Quote Left It is found by experience that admirable laws and right precedents among the good have their origin in the misdeeds of others. Quote Right
Quote Left I am my nearest neighbour. Quote Right
Quote Left Rumor is not always wrong. - from Life of Agricola Quote Right
Quote Left Keen at the start, but careless at the end. Quote Right
Quote Left There can never be a complete confidence in a power which is excessive. Quote Right
Quote Left It is the rare fortuene of these days that one may think what one likes and say what one thinks. Quote Right
Quote Left No hatred is so bitter as that of near relations. Quote Right
Quote Left That cannot be safe which is not honourable. Quote Right