Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes


220 Marcus Tullius Cicero quotes:



"What is becoming in behavior is honorable, and what is honorable is becoming"
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Behavior Quotes
"Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion."
"Old age: the crown of life, our play's last act."
"No one can be brave who considers pain to be the greatest evil in life, or can they be temperate who considers pleasure to be the highest good."
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"Nothing so cements and holds together all the parts of a society as faith or credit, which can never be kept up unless men are under some force or necessity of honestly paying what they owe to one another."
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Faith Quotes Credit Quotes
"If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started."
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Confidence Quotes
"[One recent survey says,] people are tired of news, ... Our minds possess by nature an insatiable desire to know the truth."
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"As I give thought to the matter, I find four causes for the apparent misery of old age; first it withdraws us from active accomplishments; second, it renders the body less powerful; third, it deprives us of almost all forms of enjoyment; fourth, it"
"The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions."
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"One orator in a family, nay even in a city, is enough"
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Family Quotes
"Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat."
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Food Quotes
"It is the nature of every person to error, but only the fool perseveres in error."
"What times! What habits!"
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Habit Quotes
"In nothing do men approach so nearly to the Gods, as in giving health to men."
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Giving Quotes
"True glory strikes root, and even extends itself; all false pretensions fall as do flowers, nor can any feigned thing be lasting"
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Glory Quotes
"Fortune rules life, not wisdom"
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Fortune Quotes
"Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared."
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Hate Quotes
"The soil of their native land is dear to all the hearts of mankind."
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Land Quotes Nations Quotes
"To be ignorant of what happened before you were born is to be ever a child. For what is man's lifetime unless the memory of past events is woven with those of earlier times?"
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Life Quotes
"Justice shines by its own light"
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Justice Quotes



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