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He is sometimes slave who should be master; and sometimes master who should be slave. [Lat., Fit in dominatu servitus, in servitute dominatus.]


Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero)

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A sensual and intemperate youth hands over a worn-out body to old age. [Lat., Libidinosa etenim e...
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As thou sowest, so shalt thou reap. [Sp., Ut sementem feceris, ita metes.]
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To-morrow will give some food for thought. [Lat., Aliquod crastinus dies ad cogitandum dabit.]
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The memory of past troubles is pleasant. [Lat., Jucunda memoria est praeteritorum malorum.]
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Nothing dries sooner than a tear. [Lat., Nihil enim lacryma citius arescit.]
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It is the act of a bad man to deceive by falsehood. [Lat., Improbi hominis est mendacio fallere.]
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To disregard what the world thinks of us is not only arrogant but utterly shameless. [Lat., Negli...
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Every evil in the bud is easily crushed; as it grows older, it becomes stronger. [Lat., Omne malu...
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We are all exited by the love of praise, and the noblest are most influenced by glory. [Lat., Tra...
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No wise man ever thought that a traitor should be trusted. [Lat., Nemo unquam sapiens proditori cr...
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First things first, second things never.
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His deeds do not agree with his words. [Lat., Facta ejus cum dictis discrepant.]
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Let the punishment be equal with the offence. [Lat., Noxiae poena par esto.]
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Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow. [Lat., Gloria virtutem tanquam umbra sequitur.]
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Care should be taken that the punishment does not exceed the guilt; and also that some men do not s...
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The foundations of justice are that on one shall suffer wrong; then, that the public good be promot...
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A liar is not believed even though he tell the truth. [Lat., Mendaci homini ne verum quidem dicent...
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Prudence must not be expected from a man who is never sober. [Lat., Non est ab homine nunquam sobr...
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Fear is not a lasting teacher of duty. [Lat., Timor non est diuturnus magister officii.]
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Men ought to be most annoyed by the sufferings which come from their own faults.] [Lat., Ea moles...
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To stumble twice against the same stone, is a proverbial disgrace. [Lat., Culpa enim illa, bis ad...
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All places are filled with fools. [Lat., Stultorum plenea sunt omnia.]
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To the sick, while there is life there is hope. [Sp., Aegroto dum anima est, spes est.]
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Philosophy is true mother of the arts. (Science) [Lat., Philosophia vero omnium mater artium.]
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There is no place more delightful than one's own fireside. [Lat., Nullus est locus domestica sede ...
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Certain signs precede certain events. [Lat., Certis rebus certa signa praecurrunt.]
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War leads to peace. [Lat., Cedant arma togae.]
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Our country is the common parent of all. [Lat., Patria est communis omnium parens.]
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The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions. [Lat., Imago animi...
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The beginnings of all things are small. [Lat., Omnium rerum principia parva sunt.]
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Pleasure blinds (so to speak) the eyes of the mind, and has no fellowship with virtue. [Lat., Vol...
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Our country is wherever we are well off. [Lat., Patria est, ubicunque est bene.]
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The diseases of the mind are more and more destructive than those of the body. [Lat., Morbi perni...
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He who hangs on the errors of the ignorant multitude, must not be counted among great men. [Lat.,...
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Habit is, as it were, a second nature. [Lat., Consuetudo quasi altera natura effici.]
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Can any one find in what condition his body will be, I do not say a year hence, but this evening? ...
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All the arts which belong to polished life have some common tie, and are connect as it were by some...
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Let flattery, the handmaid of the vices, be far removed (from friendship). [Lat., Assentatio, vit...
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In honorable dealing you should consider what you intended, not what you said or thought. [Lat., ...
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Modesty is that feeling by which honorable shame acquires a valuable and lasting authority.
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What is dishonorably got, is dishonorably squandered. [Lat., Male parta, male dilabuntur.]
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Hell is paved with good intentions.
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Man is his own worst enemy. [Lat., Nihil inimicius quam sibi ipse.]
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Let our friends perish, provided that our enemies fall at the same time. [Lat., Pereant amici, du...
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Nature abhors annihilation. [Lat., Ab interitu naturam abhorrere.]
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In the approach to virtue there are many steps. [Lat., In virtute sunt multi adscensus.]
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Fewer possess virtue, than those who wish us to believe that they possess it. [Lat., Virtute enim...
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Trust no one unless you have eaten much salt with him. [Lat., Nemini fidas, nisi cum quo prius mul...
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There is no praise in being upright, where no one can, or tries to corrupt you. [Lat., Nulla est ...
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In a disturbed mind, as in a body in the same state, health can not exist. [Lat., In animo pertur...
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The forehead is the gate of the mind. [Lat., Frons est animi janua.]
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I have never yet known a poet who did not think himself super-excellent. [Lat., Adhue neminem cog...
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He used to raise a storm in a teapot. [Lat., Excitabat enim fluctus in simpulo.]
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Any man may make a mistake; none but a fool will stick to it. Second thoughts are best as the prov...
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Like, according to the old proverb, naturally goes with like. [Lat., Pares autem vetere proverbio,...
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At whose sight, like the sun, All others with diminish'd lustre shone.
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Calumny is only the noise of madmen.
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No man can be brave who thinks pain the greatest evil; nor temperate, who considers pleasure the hi...
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It is disgraceful when the passers-by exclaim, "O ancient house! alas, how unlike is thy present m...
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It shows a weak mind not to bear prosperity as well as adversity with moderation. [Lat., Ut adver...
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What one has, one ought to use; and whatever he does he should do with all his might. [Lat., Quod...
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To err is human, but to persevere in error is only the act of a fool. [Lat., Cujusvis hominis est...
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Reason is the mistress and queen of all things. [Lat., Domina omnium et regina ratio.]
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In extraordinary events ignorance of their causes produces astonishment. [Lat., Causarum ignorati...
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A man of courage is also full of faith.
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Ye immortal gods! where in the world are we? [Lat., O dii immortales! ubinam gentium sumus?]
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I shall always consider the best guesser the best prophet. [Lat., Bene qui conjiciet, vatem hunc p...
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Learning is a kind of natural food for the mind. [Lat., Doctrina est ingenii naturale quoddam pabu...
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The hope of impunity is the greatest inducement to do wrong. [Lat., Maxima illecebra est peccandi ...
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Extreme justice is extreme injustice. [Lat., Summum jus, summa injuria.]
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Honor is the reward of virtue. [Lat., Honor est premium virtutis.]
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Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat. [Lat., Esse oportet ut vivas, non vivere ut edas.]
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To freemen, threats are impotent. [Lat., Nulla enim minantis auctoritas apud liberos est.]
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When they hold their tongues they cry out. [Lat., Cum tacent clamant.]
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The eyes, like sentinels, hold the highest place in the body. [Lat., Oculi, tanquam, speculatores,...
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By some fortuitous concourse of atoms. [Lat., Fortuito quodam concursu atomorum.]
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Guilt is present in the very hesitation, even though the deed be not committed. [Lat., In ipsa du...
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What greater or better gift can we offer the republic than to teach and instruct our youth? [Lat....
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Precaution is better than cure. [Lat., Praestat cautela quam medela.]
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Let a man practise the profession he best knows. [Lat., Quam quisque novit artem, in hac se exerce...
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Men think they may justly do that for which they have a precedent. [Lat., Quod exemplo fit, id et...
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A fool must now and then be right by chance.
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It is fortune, not wisdom, that rules man's life. [Lat., Vitam regit fortuna, non sapientia.]
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It is better to receive than to do an injury. [Lat., Accipere quam facere injuiam praestat.]
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The consciousness of good intention is the greatest solace of misfortunes. [Lat., Conscientia rec...
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The comfort derived from the misery of others is slight. [Lat., Levis est consolatio ex miseria al...
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Mental stains can not be removed by time, nor washed away by any waters. [Lat., Animi labes nec d...
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It is better to wear out than to rust out.
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There is nothing better fitted to delight the reader than change of circumstances and varieties of ...
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Excessive liberty leads both nations and individuals into excessive slavery. [Lat., Nimia liberta...
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Death darkens his eyes, and unplumes his wings, Yet the sweetest song is the last he sings: Li...
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The swan is not without cause dedicated to Apollo, because foreseeing his happiness in death, he di...
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I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know. [Lat., Non me pudet fateri ...
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Through ignorance of what is good and what is bad, the life of men is greatly perplexed. [Lat., I...
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A friend is, as it were, a second self. [Lat., Amicus est tanquam alter idem.]
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Justice renders to every one his due. [Lat., Justitia suum cuique distribuit.]
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It is the stain and disgrace of the age to envy virtue, and to be anxious to crush the very flower ...
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I am absolutely convinced that no wealth in the world can help humanity forward, even in the hands ...
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There is no grief which time does not lessen and soften. [Lat., Nullus dolor est quem non longinqu...
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What's the good of it? for whose advantage? [Lat., Cui bono?]
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Of evils one should choose the least. [Lat., Ex malis eligere minima oportere.]
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Ability without honor is useless.
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The multitude of fools is a protection to the wise.
MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.
MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
I am not ashamed to confess I am ignorant of what I do not know.
MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared.
MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
People do not understand what a great revenue economy is.
MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope...
MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.
MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator
MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.
MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
I am not ashamed to confess I am ignorant of what I do not know
MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an ol...
MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
A library is an arsenal of liberty.
MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO