Advice is judged by results, not by intentions
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom.
In time of war the laws are silent.
Before beginning, prepare carefully
Whatever befalls in accordance with nature should be accounted good
Men do not realize how great a revenue economy is
In honorable dealing you should consider what you intended, not what you said or thought.
A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason...
The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.
When a government becomes powerful it is destructive, extravagant and violent; it is an usurer...
Next to God we are nothing. To God we are Everything.
In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible.
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him,...
But the effort, the effort! And as the marrow is eaten out of a man's...
Justice is the crowning glory of the virtues.
A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other...
Though silence is not necessarily an admission, it is not a denial, either.
The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.
I never heard of an old man forgetting where he had buried his money! Old...