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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

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




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