Cicero

106 - 43 BC

A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on advice

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No one can give you better advice than yourself.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero

If a man aspires to the highest place, it is no dishonor to him to halt at the second, or even at the third.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on honor

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When you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to reach the second or even the third rank.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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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

The injuries that befall us unexpectedly are less severe than those which are deliberately anticipated.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on community and men

We are born to unite with our fellow men, and to join in community with the human race.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

Source: De Finibus, IV

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on value

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You will be as much value to others as you have been to yourself.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on uncertainty, violence, and virtue

While all other things are uncertain, evanescent, and ephemeral, virtue alone is fixed with deep roots; it can neither be overthrown by any violence or moved from its place.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on money and war

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Endless money forms the sinews of war.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on brevity, life, memory, and nature

It is a brief period of life that is granted us by nature, but the memory of a well-spent life never dies.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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