He used to raise a storm in a teapot.
Cicero (106 - 43 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
If we are forced, at every hour, to watch or listen to horrible events, this constant stream of ghastly impressions will deprive even the most delicate among us of all respect for humanity.
For just as some women are said to be handsome though without adornment, so this subtle manner of speech, though lacking in artificial graces, delights us.
A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.
The fatherland is the common parent of us all. - Patria est communis omnium parens
How like us is that very ugly beast, the monkey. .- Simia quam similis, turpissimus bestia, nobis!
The popular breeze - Aura popularis
The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.
As if a second self. - Tamquam alter idem
A youth of sensuality and intemperance delivers over to old age a worn-out body.
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