Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes
Crimes are not to be measured by the issue of events, but by the bad...
True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the...
The sinews of war are infinite money.
As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a...
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator
What is permissible is not always honorable.
In the very books in which philosophers bid us scorn fame, they inscribe their names.
Of all nature's gifts to the human race, what is sweeter to a man than...
Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
All pain is either severe or slight, if slight, it is easily endured; if severe,...
The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and...
Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable longing to see the truth.
Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with...
In doubtful cases the more liberal interpretation must always be preferred.
Thrift is of great revenue.
For a tear is quickly dried, especially when shed for the misfortunes of others.
The more laws, the less justice.
He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason
Vices are often habits rather than passions
Mediocrity inspires neither great love nor hate.