Publius Cornelius Tacitus

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

was a senator and a historian of the Roman Empire
A bitter jest, when it comes too near the truth, leaves a sharp sting behind it.More Publius Cornelius Tacitus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
This I hold to be the chief office of history, to rescue virtuous actions from the oblivion to which a want of records would consign them, and that men should feel a dread of being considered infamous in the opinions of posterity, from their depraved expressions and base actions.More Publius Cornelius Tacitus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The love of fame is a love that even the wisest of men are reluctant to forgo.More Publius Cornelius Tacitus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All enterprises that are entered into with indiscreet zeal may be pursued with great vigor at first, but are sure to collapse in the end.More Publius Cornelius Tacitus quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The deeper the sorrow the less tongue it hath.More Publius Cornelius Tacitus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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