In the very books in which philosophers bid us scorn fame, they inscribe their names.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
No one was ever great without some portion of divine inspiration.
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of...
Empire and liberty.
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
If I err in belief that the souls of men are immortal, I gladly err,...
The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and...
What an ugly beast the ape, and how like us.
The first law for the historian is that he shall never dare utter an untruth....
A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason...
The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man...
Thrift is of great revenue.
Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and...
He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes...
Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator
Good things, when short, are twice as good.
Brevity is a great charm of eloquence