Facts about Titus Livius

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Titus Livius was a famous Historian from Rome, who lived between 59 BC and 17 AC.

Our collection contains 31 quotes who is written / told by Titus.

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Famous quotes by Titus Livius (31)


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"The populace is like the sea motionless in itself, but stirred by every wind, even the lightest breeze"
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"Temerity is not always successful"
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"Men are slower to recognize blessings than misfortunes"
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"Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence"
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"It is better that a guilty man should not be brought to trial than that he should be acquitted"
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"He will have true glory who despises it"
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"Nowhere are our calculations more frequently upset than in war"
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"No law can possibly meet the convenience of every one: we must be satisfied if it be beneficial on the whole and to the majority"
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"Men are only clever at shifting blame from their own shoulders to those of others"
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"It is easier to criticize than to correct our past errors"
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"From abundance springs satiety"
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"Fortune blinds men when she does not wish them to withstand the violence of her onslaughts"
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"Under the influence of fear, which always leads men to take a pessimistic view of things, they magnified their enemies' resources, and minimized their own"
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"The old Romans all wished to have a king over them because they had not yet tasted the sweetness of freedom"
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"No crime can ever be defended on rational grounds"
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"There is nothing that is more often clothed in an attractive garb than a false creed"
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"There is nothing man will not attempt when great enterprises hold out the promise of great rewards"
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"There are laws for peace as well as war"
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"The troubles which have come upon us always seem more serious than those which are only threatening"
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"Luck is of little moment to the great general, for it is under the control of his intellect and his judgment"
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"The result showed that fortune helps the brave"
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"Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own greatness"
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"In difficult and desperate cases, the boldest counsels are the safest"
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"The sun has not yet set for all time"
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"Resistance to criminal rashness comes better late than never"
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"Favor and honor sometimes fall more fitly on those who do not desire them"
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"Envy like fire always makes for the highest points"
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"A fraudulent intent, however carefully concealed at the outset, will generally, in the end, betray itself"
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"It is easy at any moment to surrender a large fortune; to build one up is a difficult and an arduous task"
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"All things will be clear and distinct to the man who does not hurry; haste is blind and improvident"
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"There is always more spirit in attack than in defence"


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