The best interpreter of the law is custom.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes
We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and...
Philosophy, rightly defined, is simply the love of wisdom.
Old age has been charged with being insensible to pleasure and to enjoyments arising from...
It is the character of a brave and resolute man not to be ruffled by...
The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to...
Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
The magistrates are the ministers for the laws, the judges their interpreters, the rest of...
The nobler a man, the harder it is for him to suspect inferiority in others.
There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.
A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason...
Whatever you do, do with all your might.
The long time to come when I shall not exist has more effect on me...
If I err in my belief that the souls of men are immortal, I err...
Those wars are unjust which are undertaken without provocation. For only a war waged for...
Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.
Law stands mute in the midst of arms.
I am not ashamed to confess I am ignorant of what I do not know
Law is intelligence, whose natural function it is to command right conduct and forbid wrongdoing
Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done
The history of Christianity would have been far happier if we all had remembered one...