Tacitus Quote: “Fear is not in the habit…”

Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed; nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does not hear it.

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Name: Tacitus
Profession: Historian
Nationality: Roman
Born: 55
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