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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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Pleasant is the recollection of dangers past.
      - [Proverbs]

Politeness and an affable address are our best introduction.
      - [Proverbs]

Prodigal of the property of others, sparing of his own.
      - [Proverbs]

Prosperity demands of us more prudence and moderation than adversity.
      - [Prosperity]

Prudence in action avails more than wisdom in conception.
      - [Proverbs]

Quacks pretend to cure other men's disorders, but fail to find a remedy for their own.
      - [Quacks]

Rashness is the companion of youth, prudence of old age.
      - [Proverbs]

Reason is as it were a light to lighten our steps and guide us through the journey of life.
      - [Reason]

Reason is mistress and queen of all things.
      - [Reason]

Reason should direct and appetite obey.
      - [Appetite]

Religion is the pious worship of God.
      - [Religion]

Scurrility has no object in view but incivility; if it is uttered from feelings of petulance, it is mere abuse; if it is spoken in a joking manner, it may be considered raillery.
      - [Vituperation]

Secret enmities are more to be feared than open ones.
      - [Secrecy]

Slowly and imperceptibly old age comes creeping on.
      - [Proverbs]

Some men make a womanish complaint that it is a great misfortune to die before our time. I would ask what time? Is it that of Nature? But she, indeed, has lent us life, as we do a sum of money, only no certain day is fixed for payment. What reason then to complain if she demands it at pleasure, since it was on this condition that you received it.
      - [Death]

Something must be allowed to custom.
      - [Proverbs]

Sound conviction should influence us rather than public opinion.
      - [Proverbs]

Strict law is often great injustice.
      - [Proverbs]

Summer lasts not for ever; seasons succeed each other.
      - [Proverbs]

Superstition is a senseless fear of God; religion, the pious worship of God.
      - [Superstition]

Sweet is the recollection of difficulties overcome.
      - [Proverbs]

That folly of old age which is called dotage is peculiar to silly old men, not to age itself.
      - [Proverbs]

That last day does not bring extinction to us, but change of place.
      - [Death]

That man is guilty of impertinence who considers not the circumstances of time, or engrosses the conversation, or makes himself the subject of his discourse, or pays no regard to the company he is in.
      - [Impertinence]

That which is not forbidden, is not on that account permitted.
      - [Proverbs]


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