Augustus was a Roman statesman and military leader who was the first Emperor of the Roman Empire, controlling Imperial Rome from 27 BC until his death in AD 14. His status as the founder of the Roman Principate has consolidated an enduring legacy as one of the most effective and controversial leaders in human history.
|By the will of the people of the Romans, that the Jews shall use their own customs in accordance with their ancestral law …. anyone is detected stealing their sacred books or their sacred monies, either from a synagogue or from a [Jewish] mans' apartment, he shall be considered sacrilegious and his property shall be brought into the public treasury of the Romans.||Law, Courts, Jails, Crime & Law Enforcement|
|Did I play my part well in this comedy of life?||Leaders & Leadership|
|Hasten slowly.||Management & Managing Government|
|In general it is a natural characteristic of human nature everywhere, that whenever a man fails in his first contests he becomes disheartened with respect to what is to come.||Human Nature|
|It is impossible for one who leads a life of royal luxury, and coddles himself like a woman, to have a manly thought or do a manly deed.||Equality & Equal Opportunity|
|I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.|
|Young men, hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young.|