Cicero Quotes

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Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.
– Cicero

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Trust no one unless you have eaten much salt with him.
– Cicero

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We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
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The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
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He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes do nothing.
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A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.
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Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
– Cicero

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A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
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To give counsel as well as to take it is a feature of true friendship.
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The shifts of Fortune test the reliability of friends.
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The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
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An unjust peace is better than a just war.
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It is virtue, virtue, which both creates and preserves friendship. On it depends harmony of interest, permanence, fidelity.
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Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.
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In the approach to virtue there are many steps.
– Cicero

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Honor is the reward of virtue.
– Cicero

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A good orator is pointed and impassioned.
– Cicero

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Diseases of the soul are more dangerous and more numerous than those of the body.
– Cicero

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When they hold their tongues they cry out.
– Cicero

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In everything, satiety closely follows the greatest pleasures.
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There is no statement so absurd that no philosopher will make it.
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The cultivation of the mind is a kind of food supplied for the soul of man.
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A man’s own manner and character is what most becomes him.
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To add a library to a house is to give that house a soul.
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A letter does not blush.
– Cicero

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The most desirable thing in life after health and modest means is leisure with dignity.
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In extraordinary events ignorance of their causes produces astonishment.
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I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
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The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.
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So near is falsehood to truth that a wise man would do well not to trust himself on the narrow edge.
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I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability.
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Who does not know that the first law of historical writing is the truth.
– Cicero

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Hatred is settled anger.
– Cicero

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Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
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Habit is, as it were, a second nature.
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Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.
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It is foolish to tear one’s hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.
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One should eat to live, not live to eat.
– Cicero

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Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
– Cicero

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