Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes
He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason.
The greatest pleasures are only narrowly separated from disgust.
When a government becomes powerful it is destructive, extravagant and violent; it is an usurer...
Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
In time of war the laws are silent.
Law is intelligence, whose natural function it is to command right conduct and forbid wrongdoing.
Nothing stands out so conspicuously, or remains so firmly fixed in the memory, as something...
Ability without honor is useless.
A home without books is a body without soul.
A man's own manner and character is what most becomes him.
The best interpreter of the law is custom.
Even if you have nothing to write, write and say so.
In the very books in which philosophers bid us scorn fame, they inscribe their names.
I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.
True nobility is exempt from fear.
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him,...
Whatever befalls in accordance with nature should be accounted good
Laws should be interpreted in a liberal sense so that their intention may be preserved.
Those wars are unjust which are undertaken without provocation. For only a war waged for...