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Claudian Quotes





He is next to the gods whom reason and not passion impels.
[Reason]
 

He who strikes terror into others is himself in continual fear.
[Tyranny]
 

Mercifulness makes us equal to the gods.
[Mercy]
 

The covetous man is always poor.
[Forgiveness]
 

The people are fashioned according to the example of their king; and edicts are of less power than the model which his life exhibits.
[Kings]
 

What boundary ever set limits to the service of mankind?
[Helping Other People]
 

What profits us, that we from heaven derive a soul immortal, and with looks erect survey the stars, if, like the brutal kind, we follow where our passions lead the way?
[Passion]