Old age has been charged with being insensible to pleasure and to enjoyments arising from the gratification of the senses, a most blessed and heavenly effect, truly, if it eases us of what in youth was the sorest plague of…
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
It might be pardonable to refuse to defend some men, but to defend them negligently...
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
What one has, one ought to use: and whatever he does he should do with...
Crimes are not to be measured by the issue of events, but by the bad...
Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.
It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but...
Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education.
Laws should be interpreted in a liberal sense so that their intention may be preserved.
He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes...
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise...
Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.
True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the...
Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more...
Before beginning, plan carefully.
Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.
No one was ever great without some portion of divine inspiration.
In honorable dealing you should consider what you intended, not what you said or thought.
A letter does not blush.
In time of war the laws are silent.
Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.