The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Death is not natural for a state as it is for a human being, for...
Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more...
In the very books in which philosophers bid us scorn fame, they inscribe their names.
Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.
A letter does not blush.
When a government becomes powerful it is destructive, extravagant and violent; it is an usurer...
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man...
No obligation to do the impossible is binding.
Men do not realize how great a revenue economy is
Any man is liable to err, only a fool persists in error.
It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but...
Endless money forms the sinews of war.
Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise...
Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.
The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body.
Even if you have nothing to write, write and say so.
What one has, one ought to use: and whatever he does he should do with...