Those wars are unjust which are undertaken without provocation. For only a war waged for revenge or defense can be just.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him,...
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not...
Not cohabitation but consensus constitutes marriage.
He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason
I criticize by creation - not by finding fault.
Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more...
Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable longing to see the truth.
Nothing is so strongly fortified that it cannot be taken by money.
Advice is judged by results, not by intentions
The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between them, each supplying what...
I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
It shows nobility to be willing to increase your debt to a man to whom...
I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.
No one has the right to be sorry for himself for a misfortune that strikes...
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man...
There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.
Victory is by nature insolent and haughty.
Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom.
In time of war the laws are silent.
The long time to come when I shall not exist has more effect on me...