What is permissible is not always honorable.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes
Old age has been charged with being insensible to pleasure and to enjoyments arising from...
Rather leave the crime of the guilty unpunished than condemn the innocent.
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him,...
The best interpreter of the law is custom.
Whatever you do, do with all your might
That last day does not bring extinction to us, but change of place.
Ability without honor is useless.
Like associates with like.
We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is...
Take from a man his reputation for probity, and the more shrewd and clever he...
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of...
A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.
What an ugly beast the ape, and how like us.
Reason should direct and appetite obey
The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions.
The good of the people is the greatest law.
As I give thought to the matter, I find four causes for the apparent misery...
Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most...
Fidelity is seven-tenths of business success
Even when I'm dead, I'll swim through the Earth, like a mermaid of the soil,...
We do not see things as they are. We see them as we are.