Reason should direct and appetite obey
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
In the very books in which philosophers bid us scorn fame, they inscribe their names.
We forget our pleasures, we remember our sufferings.
What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who...
Honor is the reward of virtue.
If I err in my belief that the souls of men are immortal, I err...
The study and knowledge of the universe would somehow be lame and defective were no...
I criticize by creation, not by finding fault
Ability without honor is useless.
It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but...
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise...
Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide.
The enemy is within the gates; it is with our own luxury, our own folly,...
A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.
Endless money forms the sinews of war.
Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law.
The cultivation of the mind is a kind of food supplied for the soul of...
Philosophy, rightly defined, is simply the love of wisdom.
What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship...
A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the...
No one person can possibly combine all the elements supposed to make up what everyone...