Quotes of the Day

“Others may fashion more smoothly images of bronze (I for one believe it), evoke living faces from marble, plead causes better, trace with a wand the wanderings of the heavens and foretell the rising of stars. But you, Roman, remember to rule the peoples with power (these will be your arts); impose the habit of peace, spare the vanquished and war down the proud!”-Virgil

“To plunder, slaughter and rape they gave the false name of empire, and where they make a wasteland they call it peace.”-Tacitus, quoting Galgacus, a Scottish chieftain.

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