The injuries that befall us unexpectedly are less severe than those which are deliberately anticipated.
Cicero (106 - 43 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
To think is to live. - Vivere est cogitare.
Source: Tusculanes Disputationes, 44 B.C.
As if a second self. - Tamquam alter idem
A youth of sensuality and intemperance delivers over to old age a worn-out body.
We are slaves of the law so that we may be able to be free. - Legum servi sumus ut liberi esse possimus
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