Sallust Quotations

-Before you act consider; when you have considered, tis fully time to act.

-Every man is the architect of his own fortune.

-Few men desire liberty; The majority are satisfied with a just master.

-Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.

-The higher your station, the less your liberty.

-The soul is the captain and ruler of the life of morals.

-They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty, and the methods by which I gained it.

-To someone seeking power, the poorest man is the most useful.

-A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.

-Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast, another ready on the tongue.
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