The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
It is the nature of every person to error, but only the fool perseveres in...
Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.
It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made...
For a tear is quickly dried, especially when shed for the misfortunes of others.
The best interpreter of the law is custom.
Endless money forms the sinews of war.
Nothing stands out so conspicuously, or remains so firmly fixed in the memory, as something...
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
The mind of each man is the man himself
Cannot people realize how large an income is thrift?
Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more...
Take from a man his reputation for probity, and the more shrewd and clever he...
We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and...
What one has, one ought to use: and whatever he does he should do with...
When a government becomes powerful it is destructive, extravagant and violent; it is an usurer...
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
Death is not natural for a state as it is for a human being, for...
Ability without honor is useless.
Anybody with ability can play in the big leagues. But to be able to trick...
'Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship.