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It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
- Cicero | Advice Quotes
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Certain signs precede certain events.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
- Cicero | Happiness Quotes
Hatred is settled anger.
- Cicero | Hatred Quotes
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
- Cicero | Ignorance Quotes
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
There is something pleasurable in calm remembrance of a past sorrow.
- Cicero | Sorrow Quotes
Nothing is so unbelievable that oratory cannot make it acceptable.
The authority of those who profess to teach is often a positive hindrance to those who desire to learn.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
- Cicero | Work Quotes
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
- Cicero | Happiness Quotes
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues.
If only every man would make proper use of his strength and do his utmost, he need never regret his limited ability.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
Loyalty is what we seek in friendship.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
The precept, "Know yourself," was not solely intended to obviate the pride of mankind; but likewise that we might understand our own worth.
Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks on great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.
Oh, what times! Oh, what standards!
- Cicero | The Past Quotes
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
- Cicero | Positive Quotes
What one has, one ought to use; and whatever he does, he should do with all his might.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
No power is strong enough to be lasting if it labors under the weight of fear.
- Cicero | Fear Quotes
Courage is the virtue which champions the cause of right.
- Cicero | Courage Quotes
What one has, one ought to use; and whatever he does, he should do with all his might.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
The beauty of the world and the orderly arrangement of everything celestial makes us confess that there is an excellent and eternal nature, which ought to be worshiped and admired by all mankind.
- Cicero | Nature Quotes
When you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to reach the second or even the third rank.
- Cicero | Ambition Quotes
Borrowing from Peter to pay Paul.
- Cicero | Borrowing Quotes
A man of courage is also full of faith.
- Cicero | Courage Quotes
No man in his senses will dance.
- Cicero | Dancing Quotes
Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.
- Cicero | Eating Quotes
What greater or better gift can we offer the republic than to teach and instruct our youth?
- Cicero | Education Quotes
Man is his own worst enemy.
- Cicero | Enemy Quotes
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
- Cicero | Error Quotes
To stumble twice against the same stone, is a proverbial disgrace.
- Cicero | Folly Quotes
It is fortune, not wisdom, that rules man's life.
- Cicero | Fortune Quotes
It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.
- Cicero | Grief Quotes
There is no grief which time does not lessen and soften.
- Cicero | Grief Quotes
To the sick, while there is life there is hope.
- Cicero | Hope Quotes
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of wha. I do not know.
- Cicero | Ignorance Quotes
No one could ever meet death for his country without the hope of immortality.
No man was ever great without a touch of divine afflatus.
A liar is not believed even though he tell the truth.
- Cicero | Lying Quotes
To live long, it is necessary to live slowly.
I prefer the most unfair peace to the most righteous war.
- Cicero | Peace Quotes
I shall always consider the best guesser the best prophet.
- Cicero | Prophecy Quotes
I shall always consider the best guesser the best prophet.
- Cicero | Prophecy Quotes
Reason is the mistress and queen of all things.
- Cicero | Reason Quotes
He used to raise a storm in a teapot.
- Cicero | Storm Quotes
There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.
- Cicero | Study Quotes
Religion is not removed by removing superstition.
There is in superstition a senseless fear of God.
Any man may make a mistake; none but a fool will stick to it. Second thoughts are best as the proverb says.
- Cicero | Thought Quotes
O temporal O mores! O what times! what morals!
- Cicero | Time Quotes
Honor is the reward of virtue.
- Cicero | Virtue Quotes
Socrates, indeed, when he was asked of what country he called himself, said, "Of the world"; for he considered himself an inhabitant and a citizen of the whole world.
- Cicero | World Quotes
Nothing common can seem worthy of you.
- Cicero | Worth Quotes
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.
- Cicero | Youth Quotes
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
- Cicero | Friend Quotes
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
- Cicero | Happy Quotes
No power is strong enough to be lasting if it labors under the weight of fear.
- Cicero | Strong Quotes
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
- Cicero | Friend Quotes
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
- Cicero | Happy Quotes
No power is strong enough to be lasting if it labors under the weight of fear.
- Cicero | Strong Quotes
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
- Cicero | Friend Quotes
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
- Cicero | Happy Quotes
No power is strong enough to be lasting if it labors under the weight of fear.
- Cicero | Strong Quotes
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
- Cicero | Friend Quotes
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
- Cicero | Happy Quotes
No power is strong enough to be lasting if it labors under the weight of fear.
- Cicero | Strong Quotes
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
- Cicero | Friend Quotes
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
- Cicero | Happy Quotes
No power is strong enough to be lasting if it labors under the weight of fear.
- Cicero | Strong Quotes
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
- Cicero | Friend Quotes
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
- Cicero | Happy Quotes
No power is strong enough to be lasting if it labors under the weight of fear.
- Cicero | Strong Quotes
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
- Cicero | Friend Quotes
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
- Cicero | Happy Quotes
No power is strong enough to be lasting if it labors under the weight of fear.
- Cicero | Strong Quotes
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
- Cicero | Friend Quotes
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
- Cicero | Happy Quotes
No power is strong enough to be lasting if it labors under the weight of fear.
- Cicero | Strong Quotes


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