Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes

What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

What gift has providence bestowed on man that is so dear to him as his children?.. view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and men are members... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect the needful duties of active life.. view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

What an ugly beast the ape, and how like us... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

We forget our pleasures, we remember our sufferings... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

What is permissible is not always honorable... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

What is thine is mine, and all mine is thine... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

What one has, one ought to use: and whatever he does he should do with all his might... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Whatever you do, do with all your might... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

When you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to reach the second or even the third rank... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

While there's life, there's hope... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

You will be as much value to others as you have been to yourself... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who instructs the rising generation?.. view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Take from a man his reputation for probity, and the more shrewd and clever he is, the more hated and mistrusted he becomes... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

One who sees the Supersoul accompanying the individual soul in all bodies and who understands that neither the soul nor the Supersoul is ever destroyed, actually sees... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Orators are most vehement when their cause is weak... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Our character is not so much the product of race and heredity as of those circumstances by which nature forms our habits, by which we are nurtured and live... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Peace is liberty in tranquillity... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

People do not understand what a great revenue economy is... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Rashness belongs to youth.. view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Rather leave the crime of the guilty unpunished than condemn the innocent... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Silence is one of the great arts of conversation... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

That last day does not bring extinction to us, but change of place... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Sweet is the memory of past troubles... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Old age: the crown of life, our play's last act... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more deceptive than the whole electoral system... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

The best interpreter of the law is custom... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

So near is falsehood to truth that a wise man would do well not to trust himself on the narrow edge... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

No sane man will dance... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Nature abhors annihilation... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable longing to see the truth... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Never injure a friend, even in jest... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Next to God we are nothing. To God we are Everything... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

No obligation to do the impossible is binding... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

No one can give you better advice than yourself... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero