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
I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.
The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.
Crimes are not to be measured by the issue of events, but by the bad...
It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but...
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
Advice is judged by results, not by intentions.
But the effort, the effort! And as the marrow is eaten out of a man's...
The celestial order and the beauty of the universe compel me to admit that there...
As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a...
The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body.
Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.
Rather leave the crime of the guilty unpunished than condemn the innocent.
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship...
For how many things, which for our own sake we should never do, do we...
Whatever befalls in accordance with nature should be accounted good
Law is intelligence, whose natural function it is to command right conduct and forbid wrongdoing.
Old age: the crown of life, our play's last act.
A good old man, sir. He will be talking. As they say, when the age...
Preparation for old age should begin not later than one's teens. A life which is...