It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes
I criticize by creation, not by finding fault
For how many things, which for our own sake we should never do, do we...
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of...
Laws are silent in time of war.
As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a...
The cultivation of the mind is a kind of food supplied for the soul of...
The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and...
Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.
The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.
I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Before beginning, plan carefully.
Justice is the set and constant purpose which gives every man his due.
He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason.
If I err in belief that the souls of men are immortal, I gladly err,...
By doubting we come at truth.
Not to be covetous, is money; not to be a purchaser, is a revenue.
Freedom suppressed and again regained bites with deeper fangs than freedom never endangered
Let us not listen to those who think we ought to be angry with our...
In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have...
A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.