In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have the predominant power.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
True nobility is exempt from fear.
There is no sanctuary so holy that money cannot profane it, no fortress so strong...
Every man can tell how many goats or sheep he possesses, but not how many...
Old age has been charged with being insensible to pleasure and to enjoyments arising from...
Whatever you do, do with all your might
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
If I err in my belief that the souls of men are immortal, I err...
Orators are most vehement when their cause is weak.
Of all nature's gifts to the human race, what is sweeter to a man than...
The greatest pleasures are only narrowly separated from disgust.
Before beginning, plan carefully.
To some extent I liken slavery to death.
We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect...
Nothing is so unbelievable that oratory cannot make it acceptable.
Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
Not cohabitation but consensus constitutes marriage.
Nature abhors annihilation.
Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more...