Tacitus Quotes (146 quotes)
Chapter 42; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919). - Agricola (98)
“Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid great affluence, are utterly miserable.”
The Annals (Latin: Annales), VI.22-25
"The Histories", IV, 70. As quoted in: Dictionary of Quotations (classical), compiled by Thomas Benfield Harbottle, S. Sonnenschein, 1897
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Occupation: Historian, senator, consul, governor
Bio: Publius Cornelius Tacitus was a senator and a historian of the Roman Empire. The surviving portions of his two major works the Annals and the Histories examine the reigns of the Roman Emperors Tiberius, Claudius, Nero and those who reigned in the Year of the Four Emperors.
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