Reason should direct and appetite obey
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Laws are silent in time of war.
As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a...
The safety of the people shall be the highest law.
Empire and liberty.
Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable longing to see the truth.
When a government becomes powerful it is destructive, extravagant and violent; it is an usurer...
There is nothing so absurd that some philosopher has not already said it.
The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between them, each supplying what...
Any man is liable to err, only a fool persists in error.
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared.
We forget our pleasures, we remember our sufferings.
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
Old age has been charged with being insensible to pleasure and to enjoyments arising from...
To some extent I liken slavery to death.
Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.
Law is intelligence, whose natural function it is to command right conduct and forbid wrongdoing
Hatred is inveterate anger.
The sinews of war are infinite money.
If I err in belief that the souls of men are immortal, I gladly err,...
Not cohabitation but consensus constitutes marriage.