History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life, and brings us tidings of antiquity.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
No obligation to do the impossible is binding.
For how many things, which for our own sake we should never do, do we...
The good of the people is the greatest law.
The law in Athens is true in Rome
Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the...
Old age: the crown of life, our play's last act.
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing...
The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to...
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
Philosophy, rightly defined, is simply the love of wisdom.
Law stands mute in the midst of arms.
The study and knowledge of the universe would somehow be lame and defective were no...
Nothing stands out so conspicuously, or remains so firmly fixed in the memory, as something...
The nobler a man, the harder it is for him to suspect inferiority in others.
The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.
Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him,...
Who you know will get your foot into the door. What you know will keep...
Sometimes that mountain you've been climbing is just a grain of sand. What you've been...