Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes
Take from a man his reputation for probity, and the more shrewd and clever he...
In the very books in which philosophers bid us scorn fame, they inscribe their names.
In time of war the laws are silent.
In so far as the mind is stronger than the body, so are the ills...
What then is freedom ? The power to live as one wishes
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without...
Of all nature's gifts to the human race, what is sweeter to a man than...
In honorable dealing you should consider what you intended, not what you said or thought.
Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom.
True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the...
These studies are a spur to the young, a delight to the old; an ornament...
Sweet is the memory of past troubles.
True nobility is exempt from fear.
The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body.
While there's life, there's hope.
In doubtful cases the more liberal interpretation must always be preferred.
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
Law is intelligence, whose natural function it is to command right conduct and forbid wrongdoing
Belief is the death of intelligence.
Intelligence must follow faith, never precede it, and never destroy it.