Cicero (Politician)

#4286 Cicero

For there is but one essentialwhich cements , and onewhich establishes this justice. This law is right , which is the trueof all commandments and prohibitions. Whoever neglects this law, whether written or unwritten, isunjust and wicked. .

Cicero Quotes about men
#4287 Cicero

strikes root, and even extends itself; all false pretensions fall as do flowers, nor can anything feigned be lasting. .

Cicero Quotes about self
#4288 Cicero

Quo usque tandem abutere, Catilina, patientia nostra? .

Cicero Quotes about cat
#4289 Cicero

O tempora, o mores! .

#4290 Cicero

Prima enim sequentem honestum est in secundis tertiisque consistere. () .

#4291 Cicero

Nescire autem quid ante quam natus sis acciderit, id est semper esse puerum. Quid enim est aetas hominis, nisi ea memoria rerum veterum cum superiorum aetate contexitur? () .

#4292 Cicero

Time heals all wounds. .

Cicero Quotes about time
#4293 Cicero

We are not born, we do not live for ourselves alone; our country, our friends, have a share in us. .

Cicero Quotes about friends
#4294 Cicero

Summum ius, summa iniuria .

#4295 Cicero

Non nobis solum nati sumus. .

#4296 Cicero

Non nobis solum nati sumus ortusque nostri partem patria vindicat, partem amici. .

Cicero Quotes about art
#4297 Cicero

Nam cum sint duo genera decertandi, unum per disceptationem, alterum per vim, cumque illud proprium sit hominis, hoc beluarum, confugiendum est ad posterius, si uti non licet superiore. .

Cicero Quotes about sin
#4298 Cicero

In anger nothing right nor judicious can be done. .

Cicero Quotes about anger
#4299 Cicero

For of all gainful professions, nothing is better, nothing more pleasing, nothing more delightful, nothing better becomes a well-bred man than agriculture. .

Cicero Quotes about light
#4300 Cicero

Cedant arma togae, concedat laurea laudi. .

#4301 Cicero

Ludo autem et ioco uti illo quidem licet, sed sicut somno et quietibus ceteris tum, cum gravibus seriisque rebus satis fecerimus. .

#4302 Cicero

Diem adimere aegritudinem hominibus. .

Cicero Quotes about die
#4303 Cicero

He is never less at leisure than when at leisure. .

#4304 Cicero

A friend is, as it were, a second self. .

Cicero Quotes about self
#4305 Cicero

The shifts of Fortune test the reliability of friends. .

Cicero Quotes about friends
#4306 Cicero

Friendship makes prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it. .

Cicero Quotes about adversity
#4307 Cicero

Hannibal ad portas .

#4308 Cicero

That, Senators, is what a favour from gangs amounts to. They refrain from murdering someone; then they boast that they have spared him! .

Cicero Quotes about murder
#4309 Cicero

Quidem concessum est rhetoribus ementiri in historiis ut aliquid dicere possint argutius. .

Cicero Quotes about men
#4310 Cicero

Genius is fostered by energy. .

Cicero Quotes about energy
#4311 Cicero

Nemo enim fere saltat sobrius, nisi forte insanit. .

#4312 Cicero

Being and appearing grateful is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others. .

Cicero Quotes about virtue
#4313 Cicero

Nec vero [...] superstitione tollenda religio tollitur. .

Cicero Quotes about superstition
#4314 Cicero

Sed nescio quo modo nihil tam absurde dici potest quod non dicatur ab aliquo philosophorum .

Cicero Quotes about absurd
#4315 Cicero

Non enim omnis error stultitia est dicenda. .

Cicero Quotes about end
#4316 Cicero

Thus in the beginning the world was so made that certain signs come before certain events. .

Cicero Quotes about world
#4317 Cicero

Let the punishment match the offense. .

Cicero Quotes about men
#4318 Cicero

Salus Populi Suprema Lex Esto. .

#4319 Cicero

Suum cuique. .

#4320 Cicero

Nervos belli, pecuniam. .

#4321 Cicero

Inter arma enim silent leges .

#4322 Cicero

History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life and brings us tidings of antiquity. .

Cicero Quotes about life
#4323 Cicero

The freedom of poetic license. .

Cicero Quotes about freedom
#4324 Cicero

Quam cum suavissima et maxima voce legisset, admirantibus omnibus "quanto" inquit "magis miraremini, si audissetis ipsum!" .

#4325 Cicero

For as lack of adornment is said to become some women, so this subtle oration, though without embellishment, gives delight. .

Cicero Quotes about women
#4327 Cicero

True law is right reason in agreement with nature; it is of universal application, unchanging and everlasting; it summons to duty by its commands, and averts from wrongdoing by its prohibitions. .

Cicero Quotes about nature
#4328 Cicero

A war is never undertaken by the ideal State, except in defense of its honor or its safety. .

Cicero Quotes about war
#4329 Cicero

Though silence is not necessarily an admission, it is not a denial, either. .

Cicero Quotes about silence
#4330 Cicero

Can you also, Lucullus, affirm that there is any power united with wisdom and prudence which has made, or, to use your own expression, manufactured man? What sort of a manufacture is that? Where is it exercised? when? why? how? .

Cicero Quotes about wisdom
#4331 Cicero

For with what eyes of the mind was yourable to see that workhouse of such stupendous toil, in which he makes the world to be modelled and built by God? What materials, what bars, what machines, what servants, were employed in so vast a work? How could the air, fire, water, and earth, pay obedience and submit to the will of the architect? From whence arose those five forms, of which the rest were composed, so aptly contributing to frame the mind and produce the senses? It is tedious to go through all, as they are of such a sort that they look more like things to be desired than to be discovered. .

Cicero Quotes about art
#4332 Cicero

Nos autem beatam vitam in animi securitate et in omnium vacatione munerum ponimus. .

Cicero Quotes about cat
#4333 Cicero

Come now: Do we really think that the gods are everywhere called by the same names by which they are addressed by us? But the gods have as many names as there are languages among humans. For it is not with the gods as with you: you are Velleius wherever you go, but Vulcan is not Vulcan in Italy and in Africa and in Spain. .

Cicero Quotes about god
#4334 Cicero

Omnium Rerum Principia Parva Sunt." .

Cicero Quotes about sun
#4335 Cicero

Laudandum adulescentem, ornandum, tollendum. .

Cicero Quotes about end
#4336 Cicero

Si hortum in bibliotheca habes, nihil deerit. .


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