The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus (c.55 - c.120 AD)
Contributed by: Ookami san
Whatever is unknown is magnified.
Contributed by: Zaady
The brave and bold persist even against fortune; the timid and cowardly rush to despair though fear alone.
Liberty is given by nature even to mute animals.
It is of eloquence as of a flame; it requires matter to feed it, and motion to excite it; and it brightens as it burns.
Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed; nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does not hear it.
It belongs to human nature to hate those you have injured. -Proprium humani ingenii est odisse quem læseris
Source: Agricola, 42. 4.
When they make a desolation they call it peace. -Ubi solitudinem faciunt pacem appellant
Source: Agricola, 30
You might believe a good man easily, a great man with pleasure. -Bonum virum facile crederes, magnum libenter
Greater things are believed of those who are absent.
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