Livy (c. 59 BCE-17 CE)

“That [communal] sense – the only true patriotism – comes slowly and springs from the heart: it is founded upon respect for the family and love of the soil.”

  • The History of Rome (Book 2, section 1) by Livy, translated by Aubrey de Sélincourt. New York: Penguin Classics, 2002.


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