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
Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.
To some extent I liken slavery to death.
Whatever you do, do with all your might
For how many things, which for our own sake we should never do, do we...
What then is freedom ? The power to live as one wishes
In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible.
Philosophy, rightly defined, is simply the love of wisdom.
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a...
Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law.
In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have...
As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a...
Crimes are not to be measured by the issue of events, but by the bad...
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
To live is to think.
I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
The cultivation of the mind is a kind of food supplied for the soul of...
Those wars are unjust which are undertaken without provocation. For only a war waged for...
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
There is nothing so absurd that some philosopher has not already said it.
For a tear is quickly dried, especially when shed for the misfortunes of others.