Tacitus Quotes and Quotations
Greater things are believed of those who are absent.
Style, like the human body, is specially beautiful when the veins are not prominent and the bones cannot be counted.
Where they make a desert, they call it peace.
Candour and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, lead to ruin.
Things forbidden have a secret charm.
The more corrupt the state, the more laws.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Lust of power is the most flagrant of all the passions.
The worst hatred is that of relatives.
A bad peace is even worse than war.