Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
The best interpreter of the law is custom.
The study and knowledge of the universe would somehow be lame and defective were no...
The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions.
Let us not listen to those who think we ought to be angry with our...
By doubting we come at truth.
In the very books in which philosophers bid us scorn fame, they inscribe their names.
Laws are silent in time of war.
Reason should direct and appetite obey
The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body.
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.
True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the...
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
Hatred is settled anger
Freedom suppressed and again regained bites with deeper fangs than freedom never endangered
He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason
No one has the right to be sorry for himself for a misfortune that strikes...
A letter does not blush.
He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes...
Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.