Ammianus Marcellinus

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The language of truth is unadorned and always simple.
- Ammianus Marcellinus
Collection: Truth
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No wild beasts are so cruel as the Christians in their dealings with each other
- Ammianus Marcellinus
Collection: Christian
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Wicked deeds are generally done, even with impunity, for the mere desire of occupation.
- Ammianus Marcellinus
Collection: Desire
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Truth is simple, requiring neither study nor art.
- Ammianus Marcellinus
Collection: Inspirational
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Nearly all the Gauls are of a lofty stature, white, and of ruddy complexion; terrible from the sternness of their eyes, very quarrelsome, and of great pride and insolence. A whole troop of foreigners would not be able to withstand a single Gaul if he called his wife to his assistance, who is usually very strong, and with blue eyes
- Ammianus Marcellinus
Collection: Strong
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Truth is often attended with danger.
- Ammianus Marcellinus
Collection: Truth
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Any one who is prosperous may by the turn of fortune's wheel become most wretched before evening.
- Ammianus Marcellinus
Collection: May
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No power or virtue of man could ever have deserved that what has been fated should not have taken place.
- Ammianus Marcellinus
Collection: Taken
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Yet the success of plans and the advantage to be derived from them do not at all times agree, seeing the gods claim to themselves the right to decide as to the final result.
- Ammianus Marcellinus
Collection: Success