The administration of government, like guardianship ought to be directed to the good of those who confer, not of those who receive the trust.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
I criticize by creation, not by finding fault
We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect...
No one was ever great without some portion of divine inspiration.
The best interpreter of the law is custom.
To some extent I liken slavery to death.
The safety of the people shall be the highest law.
So near is falsehood to truth that a wise man would do well not to...
Endless money forms the sinews of war.
Hatred is settled anger
The more laws, the less justice.
If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if...
The good of the people is the greatest law.
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him,...
A letter does not blush.
Old age has been charged with being insensible to pleasure and to enjoyments arising from...
Reason should direct and appetite obey
Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty
As I give thought to the matter, I find four causes for the apparent misery...
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss...
The sign of a Philistine age is the cry of immorality against art.
Children really brighten up a household - they never turn the lights off.