We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and men are members.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes
Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.
The first law for the historian is that he shall never dare utter an untruth....
Law is intelligence, whose natural function it is to command right conduct and forbid wrongdoing
The best interpreter of the law is custom.
Advice is judged by results, not by intentions
The nobler a man, the harder it is for him to suspect inferiority in others.
The foolishness of old age does not characterize all who are old, but only the...
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him,...
Laws should be interpreted in a liberal sense so that their intention may be preserved.
He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes...
There is nothing so absurd that some philosopher has not already said it.
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
Reason should direct and appetite obey
No sane man will dance.
It shows nobility to be willing to increase your debt to a man to whom...
What one has, one ought to use: and whatever he does he should do with...
According to the law of nature it is only fair that no one should become...
The sinews of war are infinite money.