Tacitus Quotes

When men are full of envy they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad. Tacitus

The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws. Tacitus

Things forbidden have a secret charm. Tacitus

Posterity gives every man his true value. Tacitus

Things are not to be judged good or bad merely because the public think so. Tacitus

Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear misfortune than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure. Tacitus

The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise. Tacitus

We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding in wealth, who are wretched. Tacitus