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Cornelius Nepos

Cornelius Nepos was a Roman biographer. He was born at Hostilia, a village in Cisalpine Gaul not far from Verona.

Roman - Author | 100 BC - 24 BC

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Peace is obtained by war.
No government is safe unless fortified by goodwill.
Hateful is the power, and pitiable is the life, of those who wish to be feared rather than loved. — © Cornelius Nepos
Hateful is the power, and pitiable is the life, of those who wish to be feared rather than loved.
So that he seemed to depart not from life, but from one home to another.
No government is safe unless it is protected by the good will of the people.
Tasteful rather than expensive.
So that he seemed not to relinquish life, but to leave one home for another.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
That evil can never be great which is the last.
After darkness comes the light.
In friendship similarity of character has more weight than kinship.
No evil is great if it is the last.
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