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
What an ugly beast the ape, and how like us.
In nothing do men approach so nearly to the Gods, as in giving health to...
Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with...
Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most...
Even if you have nothing to write, write and say so.
A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.
The more laws, the less justice.
No one can give you better advice than yourself.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of...
To know the laws is not to memorize their letter but to grasp their full...
Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase...
Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.
I am not ashamed to confess I am ignorant of what I do not know
What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who...
There is no sanctuary so holy that money cannot profane it, no fortress so strong...
Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education.
By doubting we come at truth.
When you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to reach the second...
Nothing is so unbelievable that oratory cannot make it acceptable.
Fear is not a lasting teacher of duty.