Men are more ready to repay an injury than a benefit because gratitude is a burden and revenge a pleasure.

Tacitus (c.56-c.120) Roman historian, orator, politician [Publius or Gaius Cornelius Tacitus]

In Machiavelli, The Discourses, 1.29 (1517) [tr. Detmold (1940)]

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