Livy Quotes (113 quotes)
“There is an old saying which, from its truth, has become proverbial, that friendships should be immortal, enmities mortal.”
Book XL, sec. 46 - Histories
“A fraudulent intent, however carefully concealed at the outset, will generally, in the end, betray itself.”
Book XLIV, sec. 15 - Histories
“He is truly a man who will not permit himself to be unduly elated when fortune's breeze is favorable, or cast down when it is adverse.”
Book XLV, sec. 8 - 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.