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
A home without books is a body without soul.
In everything truth surpasses the imitation and copy.
We forget our pleasures, we remember our sufferings.
Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.
Philosophy, rightly defined, is simply the love of wisdom.
Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the...
The welfare of the people is the ultimate law
In so far as the mind is stronger than the body, so are the ills...
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Law stands mute in the midst of arms.
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared.
The precepts of the law are these: to live honestly, to injure no one, and...
We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect...
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Old age has been charged with being insensible to pleasure and to enjoyments arising from...
There is no sanctuary so holy that money cannot profane it, no fortress so strong...
Ready money works great cures
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