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Titus Livius Quotes

A fraudulent intent, however carefully concealed at the outset, will generally, in the end, betray itself.

All things will be clear and distinct to the man who does not hurry; haste is blind and improvident.

Envy like fire always makes for the highest points.

Favor and honor sometimes fall more fitly on those who do not desire them.

Fortune blinds men when she does not wish them to withstand the violence of her onslaughts.

From abundance springs satiety.

He will have true glory who despises it.

In difficult and desperate cases, the boldest counsels are the safest.

It is better that a guilty man should not be brought to trial than that he should be acquitted.

It is easier to criticize than to correct our past errors.

It is easy at any moment to surrender a large fortune; to build one up is a difficult and an arduous task.

Luck is of little moment to the great general, for it is under the control of his intellect and his judgment.

Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence.

Men are only clever at shifting blame from their own shoulders to those of others.

Men are slower to recognize blessings than misfortunes.

No crime can ever be defended on rational grounds.

No law can possibly meet the convenience of every one: we must be satisfied if it be beneficial on the whole and to the majority.

Nowhere are our calculations more frequently upset than in war.

Resistance to criminal rashness comes better late than never.

Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.