Tacitus Quotes

Who was Tacitus?

Publius Cornelius Tacitus was a Roman historian and politician.

Born January 1, 56
Died January 1, 120
Aged 64 years old

Best Quotes by Tacitus

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

“We always hate those whom we have wronged.”

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“What are the benefits of a Stoic life? It is an ancient and honorable package of advice on how to stay out of the clutches of those who are trying to get you on the hook, trying to give you a feeling of obligation, trying to get moral leverage on you, to force you to bend to their will.”

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