Ended every speech in the Roman senate with the words: For the rest, I wrote that Carthage should be destroyed. Ceterum senseo Carthaginem esse delendam
Marcus Porcius Cato (234 - 149 BC)
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After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.
Definition of an orator: A good man, skilled in speaking. Vir bonus, dicendi peritus
The worst ruler is one who cannot rule himself.
He is nearest to the gods who knows how to be silent.
I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue; he approaches nearest to gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right.
Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.
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