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Titus Livius Quotes and Sayings
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Haste is blind and improvident.
- Titus Livius (Livy)

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Patience

We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
- Titus Livius

It is easier to criticize than to correct our past errors.
- Titus Livius

The old Romans all wished to have a king over them
because they had not yet tasted the sweetness of freedom.
- Titus Livius

 

The result showed that fortune helps the brave.
- Titus Livius

Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it
is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.
- Titus Livius

Luck is of little moment to the great general,
for it is under the control of his intellect and his judgment.
- Titus Livius

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This above all makes history useful and desirable;
it unfolds before our eyes a glorious record of exemplary actions.
- Titus Livius

They are more than men at the outset of their battles;
at the end they are less than the women.
- Titus Livius

There is nothing man will not attempt when great enterprises
hold out the promise of great rewards.
- Titus Livius

It is easy at any moment to surrender a large fortune;
to build one up is a difficult and an arduous task.
- Titus Livius

A fraudulent intent, however carefully concealed at the outset,
will generally, in the end, betray itself.
- Titus Livius

Favor and honor sometimes fall more fitly on those who do not desire them.
- Titus Livius

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

Under the influence of fear, which always leads men
to take a pessimistic view of things,
they magnified their enemies' resources,
and minimized their own.
- Titus Livius

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

Men are slower to recognize blessings than misfortunes.
- Titus Livius

All things will be clear and distinct to the man who does not hurry;
haste is blind and improvident.
- Titus Livius

Truth, they say, is but too often in difficulties,
but is never finally suppressed.
- Titus Livius

Nowhere are our calculations more frequently upset than in war.
- Titus Livius

It is better that a guilty man should not be brought
to trial than that he should be acquitted.
- Titus Livius

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

Resistance to criminal rashness comes better late than never.
- Titus Livius

There are laws for peace as well as war.
- Titus Livius

Envy like fire always makes for the highest points.
- Titus Livius

There is nothing that is more often clothed in an attractive garb than a false creed.
- Titus Livius

The sun has not yet set for all time.
- Titus Livius

No law can possibly meet the convenience of every one:
we must be satisfied if it be beneficial on the whole and to the majority.
- Titus Livius

No crime can ever be defended on rational grounds.
- Titus Livius

He will have true glory who despises it.
- Titus Livius

Fortune blinds men when she does not wish them to withstand
the violence of her onslaughts.
- Titus Livius

We can endure neither our vices nor the remedies for them.
- Titus Livius

The troubles which have come upon us always seem more
serious than those which are only threatening.
- Titus Livius

From abundance springs satiety.
- Titus Livius

Woe to the conquered.
- Titus Livius

Toil and pleasure, dissimilar in nature,
are nevertheless united by a certain natural bond.
- Titus Livius

There is nothing worse than being ashamed of parsimony or poverty.
- Titus Livius

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

Temerity is not always successful.
- Titus Livius

There is always more spirit in attack than in defence.
- Titus Livius

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed,
and in such desperate enterprises?
If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
- Henry David Thoreau

Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay;
falsehood by haste and uncertainty.
- Tacitus

Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste;
there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares
himself for them with patience.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening
the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us.
Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

My feeling is unless they've somebody lined up and
they are convinced he is going to be better than Brian,
I think their decision has been made in haste.
- Mark Lawrenson

Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.
- Lord Byron

Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure;
men love in haste but they detest at leisure.
- George Byron

Whenever a man makes haste, God too hastens with him.
- Aeschylus

Haste is of the Devil.
- St.
Jerome

Let us not, in the eagerness of our haste to educate,
forget all the ends of education.
- William Godwin

Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure.
- Oliver Herford

Let me alone: I have yet my legs and one arm.
Tell the surgeon to make haste and his instruments.
I know I must lose my right arm, so the sooner it's off the better.
- Horatio Nelson

Make haste!
The tide of Fortune soon ebbs.
- Silius Italicus

The Southern character is opposed to haste.
Safety is of more worth than speed, and there is no hurry.
- Maria Mitchell

Youth is ever apt to judge in haste,
and lose the medium in the wild extreme.
- Aaron Hill

Do nothing in haste, look well to each step,
and from the beginning think what may be the end.
- Edward Whymper

To suffer the penalty of too much haste,
which is too little speed.
- Plato

The haste of a fool is the slowest thing in the world.
- Thomas Shadwell

Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure;
married in haste,
we repent at leisure.
- William Congreve

Unreasonable haste is the direct road to error.
- Moliere

Given Pounds and five years, and an ordinary man can in the ordinary course,
without any undue haste or putting any pressure upon his taste,
surround himself with books, all in his own language,
and thence forward have at least one place in the world.
- Augustine Birrell

What do we tell our children? Haste makes waste.
Look before you leap.
Stop and think.
Don't judge a book by its cover.
We believe that we are always better off gathering
as much information as possible and spending as much
time as possible in deliberation.
- Malcolm Gladwell

We have made mistakes.
In our haste to do all things for all people,
we did not foresee the full consequences of our actions.
And when the people raised their voices,
we didn't hear.
But our deafness was only a temporary condition,
and not an irreversible condition.
- Barbara Jordan

At the present moment, with little or no detail to hand,
it is difficult for me to make any comment,
beyond the expression of horror at the shameless haste
with which the government appears to be pressing for our liquidation.
- Ethel Rosenberg

Therefore, let us not despair, but instead,
survey the position, consider carefully the action we must take,
and then address ourselves to our common task in a
mood of sober resolution and quiet confidence,
without haste and without pause.
- Arthur Henderson

But just as haste and restlessness are typical of our present-day life,
so change also takes place more rapidly than before.
This applies to change in the relationships between
nations as it does to change within an individual nation.
- Gustav Stresemann

A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book.
Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping.
Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe,
not of the cars.
- Henry David Thoreau


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