As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in…
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
Laws should be interpreted in a liberal sense so that their intention may be preserved.
True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the...
The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.
It is the nature of every person to error, but only the fool perseveres in...
Crimes are not to be measured by the issue of events, but by the bad...
There is no sanctuary so holy that money cannot profane it, no fortress so strong...
Freedom suppressed and again regained bites with deeper fangs than freedom never endangered
The precepts of the law are these: to live honestly, to injure no one, and...
Nature abhors annihilation.
Endless money forms the sinews of war.
There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.
No sane man will dance.
For how many things, which for our own sake we should never do, do we...
The greatest pleasures are only narrowly separated from disgust.
The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.
The enemy is within the gates; it is with our own luxury, our own folly,...
Both teachers and learners go to sleep at their post as soon as there is...
Thus, what is of supreme importance in war is to attack the enemy's strategy.