The welfare of the people is the ultimate law
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Before beginning, plan carefully.
Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
If it is true that the basic quest of man is freedom, the question we...
Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.
Before beginning, prepare carefully
The greatest pleasures are only narrowly separated from disgust.
Peace is liberty in tranquillity.
The enemy is within the gates; it is with our own luxury, our own folly,...
The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory.
Laws are silent in time of war.
The foolishness of old age does not characterize all who are old, but only the...
A man's own manner and character is what most becomes him.
True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the...
The good of the people is the greatest law.
Like associates with like.
What then is freedom ? The power to live as one wishes
The cultivation of the mind is a kind of food supplied for the soul of...
Craftiness is a quality in the mind and a vice in the character.
In order to improve the mind, we ought less to learn, than to contemplate