What is permissible is not always honorable.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes
Rather leave the crime of the guilty unpunished than condemn the innocent.
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared.
Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.
The celestial order and the beauty of the universe compel me to admit that there...
Philosophy, rightly defined, is simply the love of wisdom.
The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to...
I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and...
Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education.
Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with...
These studies are a spur to the young, a delight to the old; an ornament...
Hatred is settled anger.
Those wars are unjust which are undertaken without provocation. For only a war waged for...
The greatest pleasures are only narrowly separated from disgust.
Hatred is inveterate anger.
There is nothing so absurd that some philosopher has not already said it.
The welfare of the people is the ultimate law
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise...
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Brevity is a great charm of eloquence