Our character is not so much the product of race and heredity as of those circumstances by which nature forms our habits, by which we are nurtured and live.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes
Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase...
The nobler a man, the harder it is for him to suspect inferiority in others.
Like associates with like.
Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.
Rather leave the crime of the guilty unpunished than condemn the innocent.
To some extent I liken slavery to death.
What is permissible is not always honorable.
Laws are silent in time of war.
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a...
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise...
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without...
A man of courage is also full of faith.
Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.
He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes...
Even if you have nothing to write, write and say so.
Law is intelligence, whose natural function it is to command right conduct and forbid wrongdoing.
True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the...
Glory is not a conceit. It is not a decoration for valor. Glory belongs to...
I have lived long enough to satisfy both nature and glory.
Showing off is the fool's idea of glory.