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CICERO (MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO) (OFTEN CALLED "TULLY" FOR SHORT)
Roman philosopher, statesman and orator
(106 BC - 43 BC)
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A bachelor's bed is the most pleasant.
      - [Proverbs]

A home without books is a body without soul.
      - [Books]

A man would have no pleasures in discovering all the beauties of the universe, even in heaven itself, unless he had a partner to whom he might communicate his joys.
      - [Man]

A nail in the wound.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

A perverse temper and fretful disposition will, wherever they prevail render any state of life whatsoever unhappy.
      - [Unhappiness]

A wise man does nothing by constraint.
      - [Proverbs]

A youth of sensuality and intemperance delivers over a worn-out body to old age.
      - [Sensuality]

All great men are in some degree inspired.
      - [Genius]

All great men are partially inspired.
      - [Greatness]

All soils are not fertile.
      - [Proverbs]

All the arts, which have a tendency to raise man in the scale of being, have a certain common band of union, and are connected, if I may be allowed to say so, by blood-relationship with one another.
      - [Art]

An evil at its birth is easily crushed, but it grows and strengthens by endurance.
      - [Evil]

And let men so conduct themselves in life
  As to be always strangers to defeat.
      - [Conduct]

Anger should never appear in awarding punishment.
      - [Proverbs]

As the grace of man is in the mind, so the beauty of the mind is eloquence.
      - [Eloquence]

As the scale of the balance must give way to the weight that presses it down, so the mind must of necessity yield to demonstration.
      - [Argument]

As you sow, so shall you also reap.
      - [Proverbs]

Avarice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road, the nearer we approach to our journey's end?
      - [Avarice]

Be a pattern to others, and then all will go well; for as a whole city is affected by the licentious passions and vices of great men, so it is likewise reformed by their moderation.
      - [Influence]

Borrowing from Peter to pay Paul.
      - [Borrowing]

Brevity is a great praise of eloquence.
      - [Brevity]

Brevity is the best recommendation of a speech, not only in the case of a senator, but in that, too; of an orator.
      - [Brevity]

Can anyone find out in what condition his body will be, I do not say a year hence, but this evening?
  [Lat., An id exploratum cuiquam potest esse, quomodo sese habiturum sit corpus, non dico ad annum set ad vesperam?]
      - [Future]

Cannot people realize how large an income is thrift?
      - [Thrift]

Care must be taken that the punishment does not exceed the offence.
      - [Proverbs]


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