Sallust Quotes

Sallust

Roman historian & politician (86 BC - 34 BC)

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As the blessings of health and fortune have a beginning, so they must also find an end. Everything rises but to fall, and increases but to decay.

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Every man is the architect of his own fortune.

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Before you act consider; when you have considered, tis fully time to act.

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Few men desire liberty: The majority are satisfied with a just master.

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Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.

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The higher your station, the less your liberty.

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The soul is the captain and ruler of the life of morals.

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They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty, and the methods by which I gained it.

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To someone seeking power, the poorest man is the most useful.

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Necessity makes even the timid brave.

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For men who had easily endured hardship, danger and difficult uncertainty, leisure and riches, though in some ways desirable, proved burdensome and a source of grief.

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It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the truth in their breasts, and show, like jugglers, another thing in their mouths, to cut all friendships and enmities to the measure of their own interest, and to make a good countenance without the help of good will.

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