Philosophy, rightly defined, is simply the love of wisdom.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared.
If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if...
In so far as the mind is stronger than the body, so are the ills...
In the very books in which philosophers bid us scorn fame, they inscribe their names.
To some extent I liken slavery to death.
What one has, one ought to use: and whatever he does he should do with...
Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.
Nothing is so unbelievable that oratory cannot make it acceptable.
The nobler a man, the harder it is for him to suspect inferiority in others.
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator
Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty
Advice is judged by results, not by intentions.
The administration of government, like guardianship ought to be directed to the good of those...
Laws should be interpreted in a liberal sense so that their intention may be preserved.
There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.
If it is true that the basic quest of man is freedom, the question we...
Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.
In doubtful cases the more liberal interpretation must always be preferred.
Not cohabitation but consensus constitutes marriage.
If I err in belief that the souls of men are immortal, I gladly err,...