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Livy (59BC-17AD) [Titus Livius] Roman author, historian

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In desperate matters, the boldest counsels are the safest. - Livy


In difficult and desperate cases, the boldest counsels are the safest. - Livy


Not many men have both good fortune and good sense. - Livy


Men are only clever at shifting blame from their own shoulders to those of others. - Livy


No wickedness proceeds on any grounds of reason. - Livy


Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence. - Livy


There is always more spirit in attack than in defence. - Livy


Men are slower to recognize blessings than misfortunes. - Livy


Better late than never. - Livy


Truth is often eclipsed but never extinguished. - Livy


The populace is like the sea motionless in itself, but stirred by every wind, even the lightest breeze. - Livy


The best known evil is the most tolerable. - Livy