Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes


220 Marcus Tullius Cicero quotes:



"Silence is one of the great arts of conversation."
"No well-informed person ever imputed inconsistency to another for changing his mind."
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Consistency 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
"Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself."
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Confidence Quotes
"That last day does not bring extinction to us, but change of place."
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Death Quotes
"We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory"
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names."
"The thirst of desire is never filled, nor fully satisfied"
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Desire 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
"Let reason govern desire."
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"What an ugly beast the ape, and how like us."
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"Hatred is settled anger"
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Anger Quotes
"The budget should be balanced. Public debt should be reduced. The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered, and assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed, lest Rome become bankrupt."
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Arrogance Quotes
"Reason should direct and appetite obey"
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Appetite Quotes
"Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty"
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"The celestial order and the beauty of the universe compel me to admit that there is some excellent and eternal Being, who deserves the respect and homage of men"
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn."
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Authority Quotes
"A man's own manner and character is what most becomes him"
Author: Cicero Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"It shows a brave and resolute spirit not to be agitated in exciting circumstances."
"It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and to forget his own."



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