Take from a man his reputation for probity, and the more shrewd and clever he is, the more hated and mistrusted he becomes.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes
Our character is not so much the product of race and heredity as of those...
Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty
It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made...
Orators are most vehement when their cause is weak.
We are in bondage to the law so that we might be free
The foolishness of old age does not characterize all who are old, but only the...
In the very books in which philosophers bid us scorn fame, they inscribe their names.
Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.
Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.
Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.
Freedom is a man's natural power of doing what he pleases, so far as he...
True nobility is exempt from fear.
Philosophy, rightly defined, is simply the love of wisdom.
We forget our pleasures, we remember our sufferings.
The mind of each man is the man himself
It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and...
The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and...
Nothing is so unbelievable that oratory cannot make it acceptable.
No obligation to do the impossible is binding.
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared.