In everything truth surpasses the imitation and copy.
Cicero (106 - 43 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
The injuries that befall us unexpectedly are less severe than those which are deliberately anticipated.
We are born to unite with our fellow men, and to join in community with the human race.
Source: De Finibus, IV
You will be as much value to others as you have been to yourself.
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.
Endless money forms the sinews of war.
It is a brief period of life that is granted us by nature, but the memory of a well-spent life never dies.
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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