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
We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and...
In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have...
No sane man will dance.
Any man is liable to err, only a fool persists in error.
Law is intelligence, whose natural function it is to command right conduct and forbid wrongdoing.
Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom.
Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty
So near is falsehood to truth that a wise man would do well not to...
Laws are inoperative in war
Whatever you do, do with all your might.
Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase...
No poet or orator has ever existed who believed there was any better than himself.
In time of war the laws are silent.
Victory is by nature insolent and haughty.
This is the truth: as from a fire aflame thousands of sparks come forth, even...
Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education.
Brevity is a great charm of eloquence
Crimes are not to be measured by the issue of events, but by the bad...
Curst greed of gold, what crimes thy tyrant power has caused
We've got to stop focusing solely on the symptoms of crime, and start caring about...