No obligation to do the impossible is binding.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes
Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.
Old age has been charged with being insensible to pleasure and to enjoyments arising from...
The magistrates are the ministers for the laws, the judges their interpreters, the rest of...
In doubtful cases the more liberal interpretation must always be preferred.
Laws are silent in time of war.
Our character is not so much the product of race and heredity as of those...
In honorable dealing you should consider what you intended, not what you said or thought.
But the effort, the effort! And as the marrow is eaten out of a man's...
Laws are inoperative in war
Whatever you do, do with all your might
It shows nobility to be willing to increase your debt to a man to whom...
Thrift is of great revenue.
History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illumines reality, vitalizes...
There is nothing so absurd that some philosopher has not already said it.
I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and...
To some extent I liken slavery to death.
Of all nature's gifts to the human race, what is sweeter to a man than...
Crimes are not to be measured by the issue of events, but by the bad...
Humanity is the crime; God is the criminal.
Poverty is the mother of crime.
The self-righteous rule out the possibility that they are what has gone wrong.