As I give thought to the matter, I find four causes for the apparent misery of old age; first it withdraws us from active accomplishments; second, it renders the body less powerful; third, it deprives us of almost all forms…
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
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When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
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