Lucius Cornelius Sulla Quotes (4 quotes)
“How is this? Ought not the petitioner to speak first, and the conqueror to listen in silence?”
―Lucius Cornelius Sulla
To Mithridates VI of Pontus, at a peace conference, as quoted in Sylla by Plutarch in Plutarch's Lives as translated by John Dryden
Reflections and Maxims (1746), No. 103
“He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.”
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, Random House LLC (2010 ed.) - ISBN: 9780307498465
“Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?”
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Bio: Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix, known commonly as Sulla, was a Roman general and statesman. He had the rare distinction of holding the office of consul twice, as well as that of dictator.