Cicero

106 - 43 BC

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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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

As if a second self. - Tamquam alter idem

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on age, body, sensuality, and youth

A youth of sensuality and intemperance delivers over to old age a worn-out body.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on laws and slavery

We are slaves of the law so that we may be able to be free. - Legum servi sumus ut liberi esse possimus

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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