For the mere act of thinking a course expedient, when it is morally wrong, is demoralizing.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
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Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty
He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes...
There is no fortress so strong that money cannot take it.
Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.
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An unjust peace is better than a just war.
Advice is judged by results, not by intentions
The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.
In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have...
I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and...
The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.
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I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Law is intelligence, whose natural function it is to command right conduct and forbid wrongdoing
A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.
By doubting we come at truth.
The foundation of justice is good faith.
For those who may not find happiness to exercise religious faith, it's okay to remain...
Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.
When the commission finds that a pig has entered the parlor, the exercise of its...