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Publius Cornelius Tacitus

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Biography - Publius Cornelius Tacitus:

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

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Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay falsehood by haste and uncertainty.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus




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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
Francis Bacon
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.”
André Gide
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The language of truth is simple.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.”
Thomas Aquinas
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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.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Even for the wise, the desire for glory is the last of all passions to be laid aside.”
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Experience teaches.”
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The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.”
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A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.”
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Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done evil, but who have done evil to thee. And those will be thy best friends, not to whom thou hast done good, but who have done good to thee.”
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To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire and where they make a wilderness, they call it peace.”
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