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Marcus T. Cicero Quotes

Great Roman Orator, Politician

He cannot be strict in judging, who does not wish others to be strict judges of himself.

Category: Critics And Criticism

They condemn what they do not understand.

Category: Critics And Criticism

It is a shameful thing to be weary of inquiry when what we search for is excellent.

Category: Curiosity

That last day does not bring extinction to us, but change of place.

Category: Death And Dying

The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.

Category: Death And Dying

People do not understand what a great revenue economy is.

Category: Economy And Economics

They are eloquent who can speak low things acutely, and of great things with dignity, and of moderate things with temper.

Category: Eloquence

Empire and liberty.

Category: Empire

I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.

Category: Envy

The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body.

Category: Eyes

True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long.

Category: Fame

Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.

Category: Fame

Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind.

Category: Fidelity

Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.

Category: Food And Eating

It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and to forget his own.

Category: Fools And Foolishness