There is nothing so absurd but some philosopher has said it.
Cicero (106 - 43 BC)
Source: De Divinatione, bk. 2, sct. 58.
Contributed by: Zaady
O philosophy, you leader of life.
There is nothing so absurd (or ridiculous) but some philosopher has said it.
Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.
What is more agreeable than one's home?
The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and the brute by instinct.
I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.
No one is so old as to think he cannot live one more year.
Source: De Senectute, ch. 7, sct. 24, 44 B.C.
The noblest spirit is most strongly attracted by the love of glory.
Orators are most vehement when their cause is weak.
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