Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes
He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason.
Rather leave the crime of the guilty unpunished than condemn the innocent.
Whatever you do, do with all your might.
The best interpreter of the law is custom.
Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.
Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him,...
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man...
Superstition is a senseless fear of God
Of all nature's gifts to the human race, what is sweeter to a man than...
Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom.
The greatest pleasures are only narrowly separated from disgust.
Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.
He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes...
The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.
Time destroys the speculation of men, but it confirms nature.
Old age: the crown of life, our play's last act.
Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the...
I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
There is nothing so absurd that some philosopher has not already said it.