Livy Quotes (113 quotes)
Histories, Book XXVIII, sec. 25
“Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence.”
Histories, Book XXV, sec. 11
Histories, Book XXX, sec. 21
Histories, Book IV, sec. 2
Histories, Book XXVIII, sec. 44
“This above all makes history useful and desirable; it unfolds before our eyes a glorious record of exemplary actions.”
Praefatio, sec. 10 - Histories
Praefatio, sec. 4 - Histories
Praefatio, sec. 9 - Histories
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Bio: Titus Livius Patavinus known as Livy in English was a Roman historian who wrote a monumental history of Rome and the Roman people. Ab Urbe Condita Libri, Books from the Foundation of the City, covering the period from the earliest legends of Rome well before the traditional foundation in 753 BC through the reign of Augustus in Livy's own time.
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