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
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
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Sweet is the memory of past troubles.
For the mere act of thinking a course expedient, when it is morally wrong, is...
I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.
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It is the nature of every person to error, but only the fool perseveres in...
Justice is the set and constant purpose which gives every man his due.
Law is intelligence, whose natural function it is to command right conduct and forbid wrongdoing.
The nobler a man, the harder it is for him to suspect inferiority in others.
There is no sanctuary so holy that money cannot profane it, no fortress so strong...
Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide.
Honor is the reward of virtue.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.
Whatever you do, do with all your might
It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made...
The foolishness of old age does not characterize all who are old, but only the...
Nice to be here? At my age it's nice to be anywhere.
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