The cultivation of the mind is a kind of food supplied for the soul of man
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Take from a man his reputation for probity, and the more shrewd and clever he...
The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to...
An unjust peace is better than a just war.
The enemy is within the gates; it is with our own luxury, our own folly,...
Nothing is so strongly fortified that it cannot be taken by money.
Laws should be interpreted in a liberal sense so that their intention may be preserved.
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared.
Old age has been charged with being insensible to pleasure and to enjoyments arising from...
The law is silent during war
A man of courage is also full of faith.
Crimes are not to be measured by the issue of events, but by the bad...
Advice is judged by results, not by intentions
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
Our character is not so much the product of race and heredity as of those...
Law is intelligence, whose natural function it is to command right conduct and forbid wrongdoing
Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more...
We forget our pleasures, we remember our sufferings.
Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.
If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say...
The greatest pleasures are only narrowly separated from disgust.