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All bodies are slow in growth but rapid in decay.
Health
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All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
Cities and City Life
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Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
Moderation
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Custom adapts itself to expediency.
Expediency
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Even the bravest men are frightened by sudden terrors.
Fear
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Forbidden things have a secret charm.
Scarcity
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Greater things are believed of those who are absent.
Absence
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If we must fall, we should boldly meet the danger.
Courage
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In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous.
Law and Lawyers
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In all things there is a law of cycles.
Cycles
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It is a weakness of your human nature to hate those whom you have wronged.
Hatred
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It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
Misfortunes
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No one would have doubted his ability to reign had he never been emperor.
Leaders and Leadership
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Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop.
Character
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Old things are always in good repute, present things in disfavor.
Age and Aging
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Posterity gives every man his true value.
Posterity
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Posterity will pay everyone their due.
Past
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Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Leaders and Leadership
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Seek to make a person blush for their guilt rather than shed their blood.
Guilt
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So, as you go into battle, remember your ancestors and remember your descendants.
Soldier
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The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
Security
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The hatred of relatives is the most violent.
Family
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The love of fame is the last weakness which even the wise resign.
Fame
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The more corrupt the state, the more laws.
Law and Lawyers
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They make a wilderness and call it peace.
Peace
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