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
It shows nobility to be willing to increase your debt to a man to whom...
Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.
I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide.
The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory.
For how many things, which for our own sake we should never do, do we...
Freedom is a man's natural power of doing what he pleases, so far as he...
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing...
What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship...
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
There is nothing so absurd that some philosopher has not already said it.
A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason...
People do not understand what a great revenue economy is.
Law is intelligence, whose natural function it is to command right conduct and forbid wrongdoing.
To those who are engaged in commercial dealings, justice is indispensable for the conduct of...
Rather leave the crime of the guilty unpunished than condemn the innocent.
When a government becomes powerful it is destructive, extravagant and violent; it is an usurer...
The foundation of justice is good faith.
The ultimate ground of faith and knowledge is confidence in God
I find your lack of faith disturbing.
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door