Oct 17, 2007

The Quote Shelf

Medieval text with Latin script A frequent feature on this site; feel free to comment on the quote or to supply a competing quote.

The populace is like the sea motionless in itself, but stirred by every wind, even the lightest breeze.
-- Titus Livius

1 comment:

Tim Higgins said...


Though I certainly do not belong in such distinguished company, let me add one of my own if I may:

The level of intelligence and good manners of a group of people often seems to have an inverse relationship to its numbers.