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
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
In everything truth surpasses the imitation and copy.
In so far as the mind is stronger than the body, so are the ills...
There is no sanctuary so holy that money cannot profane it, no fortress so strong...
Our character is not so much the product of race and heredity as of those...
Laws are silent in time of war.
Empire and liberty.
It might be pardonable to refuse to defend some men, but to defend them negligently...
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man...
The cultivation of the mind is a kind of food supplied for the soul of...
A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason...
The first law for the historian is that he shall never dare utter an untruth....
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a...
We are in bondage to the law so that we might be free
Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.
We forget our pleasures, we remember our sufferings.
Let us not listen to those who think we ought to be angry with our...
The only excuse for war is that we may live in peace unharmed.