All pain is either severe or slight, if slight, it is easily endured; if severe, it will without doubt be brief.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes
Not to be covetous, is money; not to be a purchaser, is a revenue.
Laws should be interpreted in a liberal sense so that their intention may be preserved.
By doubting we come at truth.
The welfare of the people is the ultimate law
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without...
In the very books in which philosophers bid us scorn fame, they inscribe their names.
Old age has been charged with being insensible to pleasure and to enjoyments arising from...
That last day does not bring extinction to us, but change of place.
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise...
O wretched man, wretched not just because of what you are, but also because you...
Crimes are not to be measured by the issue of events, but by the bad...
Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase...
This is the truth: as from a fire aflame thousands of sparks come forth, even...
The long time to come when I shall not exist has more effect on me...
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator
Reason should direct and appetite obey
A home without books is a body without soul.
To limit the press is to insult a nation ; to prohibit reading of certain...
Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes...