I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
It is the character of a brave and resolute man not to be ruffled by...
The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions.
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable longing to see the truth.
The good of the people is the greatest law.
It is the nature of every person to error, but only the fool perseveres in...
It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made...
The long time to come when I shall not exist has more effect on me...
A man of courage is also full of faith.
The enemy is within the gates; it is with our own luxury, our own folly,...
Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase...
I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.
Death is not natural for a state as it is for a human being, for...
Law is intelligence, whose natural function it is to command right conduct and forbid wrongdoing.
Whatever befalls in accordance with nature should be accounted good
We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and...
The safety of the people shall be the highest law.
As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a...
The false is nothing but an imitation of the true.