Cornelius Tacitus Quotes
Roman historian & politician (55 AD - 117 AD)
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It is the rare fortuene of these days that one may think what one likes and say what one thinks.
In stirring up tumult and strife, the worst men can do the most, but peace and quiet cannot be established without virtue.
It is found by experience that admirable laws and right precedents among the good have their origin in the misdeeds of others.
There can never be a complete confidence in a power which is excessive.