Crimes are not to be measured by the issue of events, but by the bad intentions of men
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
A home without books is a body without soul.
Before beginning, prepare carefully
Not cohabitation but consensus constitutes marriage.
Laws should be interpreted in a liberal sense so that their intention may be preserved.
The good of the people is the greatest law.
He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason.
Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom.
I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and...
Before beginning, plan carefully.
The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to...
The mind of each man is the man himself
Old age has been charged with being insensible to pleasure and to enjoyments arising from...
But the effort, the effort! And as the marrow is eaten out of a man's...
The precepts of the law are these: to live honestly, to injure no one, and...
As I give thought to the matter, I find four causes for the apparent misery...
It might be pardonable to refuse to defend some men, but to defend them negligently...
If I err in belief that the souls of men are immortal, I gladly err,...
Orators are most vehement when their cause is weak.
The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions.
I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.