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
Of all nature's gifts to the human race, what is sweeter to a man than...
Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
For how many things, which for our own sake we should never do, do we...
No one has the right to be sorry for himself for a misfortune that strikes...
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a...
The enemy is within the gates; it is with our own luxury, our own folly,...
Advice is judged by results, not by intentions
He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason
When a government becomes powerful it is destructive, extravagant and violent; it is an usurer...
Ability without honor is useless.
The study and knowledge of the universe would somehow be lame and defective were no...
Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.
True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the...
In doubtful cases the more liberal interpretation must always be preferred.
It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and...
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
What an ugly beast the ape, and how like us.
Let us not listen to those who think we ought to be angry with our...
The sinews of war are infinite money.
Whatever befalls in accordance with nature should be accounted good