Titus Livius (59 BC-17) quotes
- A fraudulent intent, however carefully concealed at the outset, will generally, in the end, betray itself.
- Fortune blinds men when she does not wish them to withstand the violence of her onslaughts.
- In difficult and desperate cases, the boldest counsels are the safest.
- It is easier to criticize than to correct our past errors.
- Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by exercise of intelligence.
- Men are only clever at shifting blame from their own shoulders to those of others.
- There is nothing a man will not attempt when great enterprises hold out the promise of great rewards.
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