He is nearest to the gods who knows how to be silent.
Marcus Porcius Cato (234 - 149 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
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
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.
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