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
The administration of government, like guardianship ought to be directed to the good of those...
It is the character of a brave and resolute man not to be ruffled by...
Our character is not so much the product of race and heredity as of those...
Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education.
Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.
Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.
Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide.
Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.
Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.
The mind of each man is the man himself
In time of war the laws are silent.
I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and...
The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.
It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and...
The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
Superstition is a senseless fear of God
The welfare of the people is the ultimate law
Laws are inoperative in war
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary,...