Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes

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Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes

The whole life of a philosopher is the meditation of his death.
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If I err in belief that the souls of men are immortal, I gladly err, nor do I wish this error which gives me pleasure to be wrested from me while I live.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

Nature herself has imprinted on the minds of all the idea of God

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

If you would abolish covetousness, you must abolish its mother, profusion.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

A man of courage is also full of faith.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

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.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

To know the laws is not to memorize their letter but to grasp their full force and meaning.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

Laws are silent in time of war.

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The precepts of the law are these: to live honestly, to injure no one, and to give everyone else his due.

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It is difficult to set bounds to the price unless you first set bounds to the wish.

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Nothing so cements and holds together all the parts of a society as faith or credit, which can never be kept up unless men are under some force or necessity of honestly paying what they owe to one another.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

A community is like the ones who govern it.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

I am a Roman citizen.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

Probabilities direct the conduct of the wise man.

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This is a proof of a well-trained mind, to rejoice in what is good and to grieve at the opposite.
[Lat., Ergo hoc proprium est animi bene constituti, et laetari bonis rebus, et dolere contrariis.]

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

Man is his own worst enemy.
[Lat., Nihil inimicius quam sibi ipse.]

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

After victory, you have more enemies.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

It is not only arrogant, but it is profligate, for a man to disregard the world's opinion of himself.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

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