The first law for the historian is that he shall never dare utter an untruth. The second is that he shall suppress nothing that is true. Moreover, there shall be no suspicion of partiality in his writing, or of malice.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase...
These studies are a spur to the young, a delight to the old; an ornament...
The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.
Old age: the crown of life, our play's last act.
For the mere act of thinking a course expedient, when it is morally wrong, is...
Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.
In honorable dealing you should consider what you intended, not what you said or thought.
The sinews of war are infinite money.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man...
The celestial order and the beauty of the universe compel me to admit that there...
It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made...
The enemy is within the gates; it is with our own luxury, our own folly,...
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise...
The foolishness of old age does not characterize all who are old, but only the...
Men do not realize how great a revenue economy is
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
O wretched man, wretched not just because of what you are, but also because you...
The welfare of the people is the ultimate law
Truth, and goodness, and beauty, are but different faces of the same All
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality
Someone once said that a fool can put on his coat better than a wise...