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
If it is true that the basic quest of man is freedom, the question we...
Victory is by nature insolent and haughty.
The false is nothing but an imitation of the true.
What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship...
Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
The administration of government, like guardianship ought to be directed to the good of those...
Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.
Justice is the crowning glory of the virtues.
I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared.
Old age has been charged with being insensible to pleasure and to enjoyments arising from...
Though silence is not necessarily an admission, it is not a denial, either.
For the mere act of thinking a course expedient, when it is morally wrong, is...
What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of...
Our character is not so much the product of race and heredity as of those...
Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education.
Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.
Thrift is of great revenue.