A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.


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Gaius Sallustius Crispus, usually anglicised as Sallust (, SAL-əst; 86 – c. 35 BC), was a Roman historian and politician from a plebeian family. Probably born at Amiternum in the country of the Sabines, Sallust became a partisan of Julius Caesar (100 to 44 BC), circa 50s BC. He is...

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