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Marcus T. Cicero Quotes

Great Roman Orator, Politician

Like associates with like.

Category: Association

A room without books is like a body without a soul.

Category: Books And Reading

Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.

Category: Brevity

Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.

Category: Brevity

As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved.

Category: Character

To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child.

Category: Children

What one has, one ought to use: and whatever he does he should do with all his might.

Category: Commitment

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.

Category: Confidence

The mansion should not be graced by its master, the master should grace the mansion.

Category: Confidence

Great is the power, great is the authority of a senate that is unanimous in its opinions.

Category: Congress

No well-informed person ever imputed inconsistency to another for changing his mind.

Category: Consistency

No one can be brave who considers pain to be the greatest evil in life, or can they be temperate who considers pleasure to be the highest good.

Category: Courage

A man of courage is also full of faith.

Category: Courage

It shows a brave and resolute spirit not to be agitated in exciting circumstances.

Category: Courage

Nothing so cements and holds together all the parts of a society as faith or credit, which can never be kept up unless men are under some force or necessity of honestly paying what they owe to one another.

Category: Credit