Fall Of Rome Quotes

Fall Of Rome Quotes by Gary Shteyngart, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Taylor Caldwell, Edward Gibbon, Ariel Durant, Julius Caesar and many others.

Reading is difficult. People just aren't meant to read

Reading is difficult. People just aren’t meant to read anymore. We’re in a post-literate age. You know, a visual age. How many years after the fall of Rome did it take for a Dante to appear? Many, many years.
Gary Shteyngart
I have a multivolume history of the world from the 19th century that begins with Noah’s flood as though it’s as historical a fact as the rise and fall of Rome.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and assistance to foreign hands should be curtailed, lest Rome fall.
Taylor Caldwell
In the second century of the Christian era, the empire of Rome comprehended the fairest part of the earth, and the most civilized portion of mankind.
Edward Gibbon
A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within.
Ariel Durant
Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.
Julius Caesar
The genius of America may be that it has built “the fall of Rome” into its very makeup: it is very consciously a constant work in progress, designed to accommodate and build on revolutionary change.
Cullen Murphy
If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it.
Julius Caesar
The greater part of our best years has been passed for our generation in these two great worldconvulsions. All will be changed after this war, which spends in one month more than nations earned before in yearsthere is no more security in our time than in those of the Reformation or the fall of Rome.
Stefan Zweig
When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall; And when Rome falls–the World.
Lord Byron
The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people as equally true; by the philosopher as equally false; and by the magistrate as equally useful.
Edward Gibbon
In discussing Barbarism and Christianity I have actually been discussing the Fall of Rome.
Edward Gibbon