In the very books in which philosophers bid us scorn fame, they inscribe their names.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is...
O wretched man, wretched not just because of what you are, but also because you...
The spirit is the true self. The spirit, the will to win, and the will...
While there's life, there's hope.
I criticize by creation - not by finding fault.
If I err in belief that the souls of men are immortal, I gladly err,...
There is nothing so absurd that some philosopher has not already said it.
True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the...
In honorable dealing you should consider what you intended, not what you said or thought.
Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.
The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions.
I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
The first law for the historian is that he shall never dare utter an untruth....
We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and...
Time destroys the speculation of men, but it confirms nature.
Old age has been charged with being insensible to pleasure and to enjoyments arising from...
Men do not realize how great a revenue economy is
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
Orators are most vehement when their cause is weak.
Freedom is a man's natural power of doing what he pleases, so far as he...