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
He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes...
The safety of the people shall be the highest law.
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most...
The more laws, the less justice.
If I err in belief that the souls of men are immortal, I gladly err,...
Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.
There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
It might be pardonable to refuse to defend some men, but to defend them negligently...
Old age: the crown of life, our play's last act.
Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.
It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and...
Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things
Superstition is a senseless fear of God
Cannot people realize how large an income is thrift?
It is the nature of every person to error, but only the fool perseveres in...
Nothing stands out so conspicuously, or remains so firmly fixed in the memory, as something...
In time of war the laws are silent.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.