Livy Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Livy

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Livy quotes: No law is sufficiently convenient to all. No law is sufficiently convenient to all.
Livy quotes: Many things complicated by nature are restored by reason. Many things complicated by nature are restored by reason.
Livy quotes: The best known evil is the most tolerable. The best known evil is the most tolerable.
Livy quotes: There is nothing that is more often clothed in an attractive garb than a false creed. There is nothing that is more often clothed in an attractive garb than a false creed.
Livy quotes: It is easy at any moment to resign the possession of a great fortune; to acquire it is difficult and arduous It is easy at any moment to resign the possession of a great fortune; to acquire it is difficult and arduous
Livy quotes: Men are least safe from what success induces them not to fear. Men are least safe from what success induces them not to fear.
Livy quotes: From abundance springs satiety. From abundance springs satiety.
Livy quotes: Men are seldom blessed with good fortune and good sense at the same time. Men are seldom blessed with good fortune and good sense at the same time.
Livy quotes: He creates one hundred senators, either because that number was sufficient, or because there were only one hundred who could name their fathers. They He creates one hundred senators, either because that number was sufficient, or because there were only one hundred who could name their fathers. They
Livy quotes: The troubles which have come upon us always seem more serious than those which are only threatening. The troubles which have come upon us always seem more serious than those which are only threatening.
Livy quotes: Better and safer is an assured peace than a victory hoped for. The one is in your own power, the other is in the hands of the gods. Better and safer is an assured peace than a victory hoped for. The one is in your own power, the other is in the hands of the gods.
Livy quotes: A fraudulent intent, however carefully concealed at the outset, will generally, in the end, betray itself. A fraudulent intent, however carefully concealed at the outset, will generally, in the end, betray itself.
Livy quotes: No law is quite appropriate for all. No law is quite appropriate for all.
Livy quotes: Certain peace is better and safer than anticipated victory. Certain peace is better and safer than anticipated victory.
Livy quotes: They are more than men at the outset of their battles; at the end they are less than the women. They are more than men at the outset of their battles; at the end they are less than the women.
Livy quotes: Nothing hurts worse than the loss of money. Nothing hurts worse than the loss of money.
Livy quotes: Shared danger is the strongest of bonds; it will keep men united in spite of mutual dislike and suspicion. Shared danger is the strongest of bonds; it will keep men united in spite of mutual dislike and suspicion.
Livy quotes: A person under the firm persuasion that he can command resources virtually has them. A person under the firm persuasion that he can command resources virtually has them.
Livy quotes: The result showed that fortune helps the brave. The result showed that fortune helps the brave.
Livy quotes: It is when fortune is the most propitious that she is least to be trusted. It is when fortune is the most propitious that she is least to be trusted.
Livy quotes: When Numa died, Rome by the twin disciplines of peace and war was as eminent for self-mastery as for military power. When Numa died, Rome by the twin disciplines of peace and war was as eminent for self-mastery as for military power.
Livy quotes: Truth is often eclipsed but never extinguished. Truth is often eclipsed but never extinguished.
Livy quotes: The sun has not yet set for all time. The sun has not yet set for all time.
Livy quotes: Passions are generally roused from great conflict. Passions are generally roused from great conflict.
Livy quotes: False shame only is harmful. False shame only is harmful.
Livy quotes: We survive on adversity and perish in ease and comfort. We survive on adversity and perish in ease and comfort.
Livy quotes: Men's minds are too ready to excuse guilt in themselves. Men's minds are too ready to excuse guilt in themselves.
Livy quotes: Toil and pleasure, dissimilar in nature, are nevertheless united by a certain natural bond. Toil and pleasure, dissimilar in nature, are nevertheless united by a certain natural bond.
Livy quotes: Wit is the flower of the imagination. Wit is the flower of the imagination.
Livy quotes: Events of great consequence often spring from trifling circumstances. Events of great consequence often spring from trifling circumstances.
Livy quotes: This was the Athenians' war against the King of Macedon, a war of words. Words are the only weapons the Athenians have left. This was the Athenians' war against the King of Macedon, a war of words. Words are the only weapons the Athenians have left.
Livy quotes: Luck is of little moment to the great general, for it is under the control of his intellect and his judgment. Luck is of little moment to the great general, for it is under the control of his intellect and his judgment.
Livy quotes: [Rhodian delegation:]Every city contains wicked citizens from time to time and an ignorant populace all the time. [Rhodian delegation:]
Every city contains wicked citizens from time to time and an ignorant populace all the time.
Livy quotes: A gentleman is mindful no less of the freedom of others than of his own dignity. A gentleman is mindful no less of the freedom of others than of his own dignity.
Livy quotes: Nothing is so uncertain or unpredictable as the feelings of a crowd. Nothing is so uncertain or unpredictable as the feelings of a crowd.
Livy quotes: Avarice and luxury, those evils which have been the ruin of every great state. Avarice and luxury, those evils which have been the ruin of every great state.
Livy quotes: Greater is our terror of the unknown. Greater is our terror of the unknown.
Livy quotes: Bethink yourself not whence you sprang, but who you are. Bethink yourself not whence you sprang, but who you are.
Livy quotes: Friendships ought to be immortal, hostilities mortal. Friendships ought to be immortal, hostilities mortal.
Livy quotes: Men are slower to recognize blessings than misfortunes. Men are slower to recognize blessings than misfortunes.
Livy quotes: 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. 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.
Livy quotes: The Roman envoys replied that they would go where their own generals led them, not where bidden by their enemies. The Roman envoys replied that they would go where their own generals led them, not where bidden by their enemies.
Livy quotes: As soon as she (woman) begins to be ashamed of what she ought not, she will not be ashamed of what she ought. As soon as she (woman) begins to be ashamed of what she ought not, she will not be ashamed of what she ought.
Livy quotes: Men are only clever at shifting blame from their own shoulders to those of others. Men are only clever at shifting blame from their own shoulders to those of others.
Livy quotes: Envy, like flames, soars upwards. Envy, like flames, soars upwards.
Livy quotes: He is truly a man who will not permit himself to be unduly elated when fortune's breeze is favorable, or cast down when it is adverse. He is truly a man who will not permit himself to be unduly elated when fortune's breeze is favorable, or cast down when it is adverse.
Livy quotes: The less there is of fear, the less there is of danger. The less there is of fear, the less there is of danger.
Livy quotes: War is just to those to whom war is necessary. War is just to those to whom war is necessary.
Livy quotes: Fear looks always on the darker side... Fear looks always on the darker side...
Livy quotes: Adversity reminds men of religion. Adversity reminds men of religion.
Livy quotes: There is always more spirit in attack than in defence. There is always more spirit in attack than in defence.
Livy quotes: No wickedness proceeds on any grounds of reason. No wickedness proceeds on any grounds of reason.
Livy quotes: Treachery, though at first very cautious, in the end betrays itself. Treachery, though at first very cautious, in the end betrays itself.
Livy quotes: Once let good faith be abandoned, and all social existence would perish. Once let good faith be abandoned, and all social existence would perish.
Livy quotes: In adversity assume the countenance of prosperity, and in prosperity moderate the temper and desires. In adversity assume the countenance of prosperity, and in prosperity moderate the temper and desires.
Livy quotes: The most honorable, as well as the safest course, is to rely entirely uponvalour. The most honorable, as well as the safest course, is to rely entirely upon
valour.
Livy quotes: Temerity is not always successful. Temerity is not always successful.
Livy quotes: By flying, men often rush into the midst of calamities. By flying, men often rush into the midst of calamities.
Livy quotes: Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence. Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence.
Livy quotes: Nothing stings us so bitterly as the loss of money Nothing stings us so bitterly as the loss of money
Livy quotes: Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own greatness. Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.
Livy quotes: It is better that a guilty man should not be brought to trial than that he should be acquitted. It is better that a guilty man should not be brought to trial than that he should be acquitted.
Livy quotes: Valor is the soldier's adornment. Valor is the soldier's adornment.
Livy quotes: Dignity is a matter which concerns only mankind. Dignity is a matter which concerns only mankind.
Livy quotes: We can endure neither our vices nor the remedies for them. We can endure neither our vices nor the remedies for them.