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Claudian Quotes

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

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

Mercifulness makes us equal to the gods.

The covetous man is always poor.

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

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?