He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.
Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society.
Republics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into despotisms.
A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
Men do not become tyrants in order that they may not suffer cold.
Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.