True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes
We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is...
Justice is the set and constant purpose which gives every man his due.
In so far as the mind is stronger than the body, so are the ills...
To those who are engaged in commercial dealings, justice is indispensable for the conduct of...
Reason should direct and appetite obey
He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes...
In the very books in which philosophers bid us scorn fame, they inscribe their names.
No one can give you better advice than yourself.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
What then is freedom ? The power to live as one wishes
Memory is the receptacle and sheath of all knowledge
But the effort, the effort! And as the marrow is eaten out of a man's...
If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say...
Not to be covetous, is money; not to be a purchaser, is a revenue.
A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of...
Before beginning, prepare carefully
Thrift is of great revenue.
Any man is liable to err, only a fool persists in error.
Whatever befalls in accordance with nature should be accounted good