We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect the needful duties of active life; for it is only action that gives a true value and commendation to virtue.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
All pain is either severe or slight, if slight, it is easily endured; if severe,...
In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have...
Nothing is so unbelievable that oratory cannot make it acceptable.
True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the...
Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with...
Memory is the receptacle and sheath of all knowledge
It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and...
In the very books in which philosophers bid us scorn fame, they inscribe their names.
Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law.
The good of the people is the greatest law.
What gift has providence bestowed on man that is so dear to him as his...
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared.
Sweet is the memory of past troubles.
Men do not realize how great a revenue economy is
No one was ever great without some portion of divine inspiration.
Laws are inoperative in war
What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.
The law is silent during war
Congress will pass a law restricting public comment on the Internet to individuals who have...
There is a law of neutralization of forces, which hinders bodies from sinking beyond a...