Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes.
The long time to come when I shall not exist has more effect on me than this short present time, which nevertheless seems endless.
This is the truth: as from a fire aflame thousands of sparks come forth, even so from the Creator an infinity of beings have life and to him return again.
Laws are silent in time of war.
What society does to its children, so will its children do to society.
What one has, one ought to use: and whatever he does he should do with all his might.
In honorable dealing you should consider what you intended, not what you said or thought.
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body.
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.
The study and knowledge of the universe would somehow be lame and defective were no practical results to follow.
While there’s life, there’s hope.
He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason.
Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.
Though silence is not necessarily an admission, it is not a denial, either.
Let us not listen to those who think we ought to be angry with our enemies, and who believe this to be great and manly. Nothing is so praiseworthy, nothing so clearly shows a great and noble soul, as clemency and readiness to forgive.