Cicero Phrases – Part IV

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Data da publicação: 04/12/2013

  Wisdom, Conscience It is not enough to acquire wisdom, one must employ it. When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff. We all make mistakes, but only fools insist on error. No one believes in a liar, even when he tells the truth. Every brief suffering is obligatorily bearable, even if intense. I am never in better company than when I am alone. Hunger is the best seasoning for all foods. The habit of tolerat...

Cicero Phrases – Part III

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Data da publicação: 21/11/2013

Knowledge, History, Philosophy If you have a garden and a library, then you have everything you need. A house without books is like a body without a soul. Books are the foodstuff of youth. Continued dedication toward one objective will often outrun intelligence. Memory dies down… if not exercised. History is the testimony of the decades, the light of truth, the life of memory, the master of life, the messenger of the pas...

Cicero Quotes – Part II

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Data da publicação: 05/11/2013

Humor, Happiness, Pleasure, Beauty It is admirable how one soothsayer does not laugh at the sight of another soothsayer. Ridendo castigat mores – Laughter is the punishment of customs.  To live happily means to live honestly and straightforward. To be satisfied with one’s own assets constitutes the greatest and surest wealth. The power rests in our hands to entirely erase from our memory infortunes and undesirable re...

Quotes by Cicero – Part I

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Data da publicação: 23/10/2013

Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 — 43 BC). Roman philosopher, orator, writer, lawyer and politician Friendship, Love, Passion One good friendship is more worthy than a hundred relatives. Of all human loves, the least egotistical, most pure and lacking of self-interest is the love of friendship. To live without friendship is not living. The first precept of friendship is to only ask of friends that which is honest, and do for them ...