Publius Cornelius Tacitus

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

was a senator and a historian of the Roman Empire
The brave and bold persist even against fortune; the timid and cowardly rush to despair though fear alone.More Publius Cornelius Tacitus quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Cruelty is fed, not weakened, by tears.More Publius Cornelius Tacitus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The hatred of relatives is the most violent.More Publius Cornelius Tacitus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The task of history is to hold out for reprobation every evil word and deed, and to hold out for praise every great and noble word and deed.More Publius Cornelius Tacitus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Power is more safely retained by cautious than by severe
councils.
[Lat., Potentiam cautis quam acribus consiliis tutius haberi.]More Publius Cornelius Tacitus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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