Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Take from a man his reputation for probity, and the more shrewd and clever he...
By doubting we come at truth.
Freedom suppressed and again regained bites with deeper fangs than freedom never endangered
What then is freedom ? The power to live as one wishes
He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason.
Time destroys the speculation of men, but it confirms nature.
I never heard of an old man forgetting where he had buried his money! Old...
The only excuse for war is that we may live in peace unharmed.
In the very books in which philosophers bid us scorn fame, they inscribe their names.
Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.
Every man can tell how many goats or sheep he possesses, but not how many...
When a government becomes powerful it is destructive, extravagant and violent; it is an usurer...
The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
The celestial order and the beauty of the universe compel me to admit that there...
It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made...
If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if...
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a...
Advice is judged by results, not by intentions
No vice is so bad as advice
Always drink upstream from the herd.