Livy Quotes

Most popular Livy Quotes

Envy, like flame, soars upward.


What is most honorable is also safest.
— Livy


He will have true glory who despises it.
— Livy


Certain peace is better and safer than anticipated victory.
— Livy


The mind sins, not the body; if there is no intention, there is no blame.

blame intention sin

Avarice and luxury, those evils which have been the ruin of every great state.
— Livy

greed luxury

In adversity assume the countenance of prosperity, and in prosperity moderate the temper and desires.
— Livy

adversity desire

Toil and pleasure, in their nature opposites, are yet linked together in a kind of necessary connection.
— Livy

hard work