Cicero

106 - 43 BC

A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on arrogance, balance, budgets, control, debt, government, learning, life, people, and work

The national budget must be balanced. The public debt must be reduced; the arrogance of the authorities must be moderated and controlled. Payments to foreign governments must be reduced, if Rome doesn't want to become bankrupt. People must again learn to work, instead of living on public assistance.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

Source: 63 B.C.

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on action, conscience, desires, good, people, theater, and virtue

Whatever is done without ostentation, and without the people being witnesses of it, is, in my opinion, most praiseworthy: not that the public eye should be entirely avoided, for good actions desire to be placed in the light; but notwithstanding this, the greatest theater for virtue is conscience.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on body, guidance, and mind

Give me a young man in whom there is something of the old, and an old man with something of the young: guided so, a man may grow old in body, but never in mind.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on body, mind, and youth

As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero

To think is to live. - Vivere est cogitare.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

Source: Tusculanes Disputationes, 44 B.C.

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on eternity and thought

There are gems of thought that are ageless and eternal.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on happiness, life, mind, and tranquility

A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on good, time, and wishes

You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an old man long.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero

To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on happiness, life, mind, and tranquility

We think a happy life consists in tranquility of mind.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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