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
Victory is by nature insolent and haughty.
What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship...
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man...
Of all nature's gifts to the human race, what is sweeter to a man than...
Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.
As I give thought to the matter, I find four causes for the apparent misery...
That last day does not bring extinction to us, but change of place.
Old age: the crown of life, our play's last act.
People do not understand what a great revenue economy is.
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a...
What an ugly beast the ape, and how like us.
The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
The administration of government, like guardianship ought to be directed to the good of those...
The first law for the historian is that he shall never dare utter an untruth....
Let us not listen to those who think we ought to be angry with our...
O wretched man, wretched not just because of what you are, but also because you...
No poet or orator has ever existed who believed there was any better than himself.
Before beginning, plan carefully.
There is nothing so absurd that some philosopher has not already said it.