The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and the brute by instinct.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes
Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.
Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other...
Take from a man his reputation for probity, and the more shrewd and clever he...
When a government becomes powerful it is destructive, extravagant and violent; it is an usurer...
It shows nobility to be willing to increase your debt to a man to whom...
Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty
Nothing stands out so conspicuously, or remains so firmly fixed in the memory, as something...
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared.
The greatest pleasures are only narrowly separated from disgust.
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing...
Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable longing to see the truth.
Death is not natural for a state as it is for a human being, for...
Though silence is not necessarily an admission, it is not a denial, either.
Old age has been charged with being insensible to pleasure and to enjoyments arising from...
What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.
In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have...
Whatever befalls in accordance with nature should be accounted good
What an ugly beast the ape, and how like us.
Rather leave the crime of the guilty unpunished than condemn the innocent.