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Publius Cornelius Tacitus Quotes

Greater things are believed of those who are absent.

The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.

They make a wilderness and call it peace.

We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding in wealth, who are wretched.

Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear misfortune than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.