But the effort, the effort! And as the marrow is eaten out of a man's bones and the soul out of his belly, contending with the strange rapacity of savage life, the lower stage of creation, he cannot make the…
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.
A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason...
Rather leave the crime of the guilty unpunished than condemn the innocent.
For how many things, which for our own sake we should never do, do we...
In honorable dealing you should consider what you intended, not what you said or thought.
Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most...
What then is freedom ? The power to live as one wishes
Nothing stands out so conspicuously, or remains so firmly fixed in the memory, as something...
Philosophy, rightly defined, is simply the love of wisdom.
What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.
The enemy is within the gates; it is with our own luxury, our own folly,...
The sinews of war are infinite money.
Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty
It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but...
It might be pardonable to refuse to defend some men, but to defend them negligently...
The law in Athens is true in Rome
People do not understand what a great revenue economy is.
Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more...
Laws should be interpreted in a liberal sense so that their intention may be preserved.
What gift has providence bestowed on man that is so dear to him as his...