The abode of God, too, is wherever is earth and sea and air, and sky and virtue. Why further do we seek the Gods of heaven? Whatever thou dost behold and whatever thou dost touch, that is Jupiter.
As great edifices collapse of their own weight, so Heaven sets a similar limit to the growth of prosperous states.
Thus each person by his fears gives wings to rumor, and, without any real source of apprehension, men fear what they themselves have imagined.
A show of daring oft conceals great fear.
As far as the earth is from the stars, and fire from the sea, so is the useful from the right. Power over men perishes completely if justice begins to be observed, and respect for individual rights overcomes strongholds.
A crime which is the crime of many none avenge.
The gods conceal from men the happiness of death, that they may endure life
The prosperous man does not know whether he is loved.
Not a stone but has its history.
Learn on how little man may live, and how small a portion nature requires.
There stands the shadow of a glorious name.
As far as the stars are from the earth, and as different as fire is from water, so much do self-interest and integrity differ.
Poverty fled, she who gives birth to virile men.
Nobody ever chooses the already unfortunate as objects of his loyal friendship.
Make us enemies of every people on earth, but save us from civil war.
To strictest justice many ills belong, And honesty is often in the wrong.
Some men by ancestry are only the shadow of a mighty name.
...Men fear what they themselves have imagined.
Poverty, the mother of manhood. Also, the mother of prostitution.
Believing nothing does whilst there remained anything else to be done.
An idle life always produces varied inclinations.
Neither side is guiltless if its adversary is appointed judge.
Let him leave the imperial court, who wishes to be virtuous. Virtue and absolute power cannot coexist.
No man is ever innocent when his opponent is the judge.
By boldness great fears are cancealed.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends