Gaius Sallustius Crispus quotes

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Instead of this we have luxury and avarice; public indigence side by side with private opulence; we glorify wealth and pursue idle ...
Most honorable are services rendered to the State; even if they do not go beyond words, they are not to be despised.
It was his aim to be, rather than to appear, good.
Greedy of praise, lavish of money.
The fame which is based on wealth or beauty is a frail and fleeting thing; but virtue shines for ages with undiminished lustre.
Not by vows nor by womanish prayers is the help of the
gods obtained; success comes through vigilance, energy,
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All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds of every sentiment of dislike, friendship, ang ...
He only seems to me to live, and to make proper use of life, who sets himself some serious work to do, and seeks the credit of a t ...
Before you act, consider; when you have considered, 'tis fully time to act.
Kings are more prone to mistrust the good than the bad; and they are always afraid of the virtues of others.
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