We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Nothing is so unbelievable that oratory cannot make it acceptable.
I criticize by creation - not by finding fault.
The foundation of justice is good faith.
The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.
The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
An unjust peace is better than a just war.
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In the very books in which philosophers bid us scorn fame, they inscribe their names.
The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions.
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Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.
If it is true that the basic quest of man is freedom, the question we...
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
The law is silent during war
Though silence is not necessarily an admission, it is not a denial, either.
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing...
To those who are engaged in commercial dealings, justice is indispensable for the conduct of...
Justice is truth in action.
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