Quotes by Sallust

Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.

They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty, and the methods by which I gained it.

A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.

Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast, another ready on the tongue.

The renown which riches or beauty confer is fleeting and frail; mental excellence is a splendid and lasting possession.

Every man is the architect of his own fortune.

Few men desire liberty: The majority are satisfied with a just master.

The higher your station, the less your liberty.

Before you act consider; when you have considered, tis fully time to act.