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Publius Cornelius Tacitus

Quote of Publius Cornelius Tacitus - Fear is not in the habit...


Biography - Publius Cornelius Tacitus:

Roman senator and historian.
Born: 58 - Died: 120
Period:
2nd century
1st century
Place of birth: France
France

Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does not hear it.




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Quotes for: truth


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Quotes for: truth


Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.





Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Love truth, but pardon error.





The language of truth is simple.





Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.











Quotes for: freedom


Quotes

Quotes about freedom:


This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.





Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.





People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.





Article I – Men are born and remain free and equal in rights. Social distinctions can be founded only on the common good.





Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.





"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."











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Publius Cornelius Tacitus also said...


Even for the wise, the desire for glory is the last of all passions to be laid aside.





Experience teaches.





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





A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.





To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire and where they make a wilderness, they call it peace.





Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay falsehood by haste and uncertainty.












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