Sallust Quotes

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

~ Sallust

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

~ Sallust

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

~ Sallust

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

~ Sallust

The soul is the captain and ruler of the life of morals.

~ Sallust

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

~ Sallust

To someone seeking power, the poorest man is the most useful.

~ Sallust

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

~ Sallust

The higher your station, the less your liberty.

~ Sallust

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

~ Sallust

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