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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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That which is usually called dotage is not the weak point of all old men, but only of such as are distinguished by their levity.
      - [Age]

The administration of government, like a guardianship, ought to be directed to the good of those who confer and not of those who receive the trust.
      - [Government]

The authority of those who teach is very often an impediment to those who desire to learn.
      - [Teaching]

The authors who affect contempt for a name in the world put their names to the books which they invite the world to read.
      - [Authorship]

The celestial order and the beauty of the universe compel me to admit that there is some excellent and eternal Being, who deserves the respect and homage of men.
      - [Religion : Universe]

The contemplation of celestial things will make a man both speak and think more sublimely and magnificently when he descends to human affairs.
      - [Astronomy]

The eyes, being in the highest part, have the office of sentinels.
      - [Eyes]

The good of the people is the chief law.
      - [Law]

The great theatre for virtue is conscience.
      - [Conscience]

The greatest incitement to guilt is the hope of sinning with impunity.
      - [Guilt]

The happiest end of life is this: when the mind and the other senses being unimpaired, the same nature which put it together takes asunder her own work.
      - [Old Age]

The higher our position the more modestly should we behave.
      - [Proverbs]

The hope of escaping with impunity is the greatest incentive to vice.
      - [Proverbs]

The house should derive dignity from the master, not the master from the house.
      - [Proverbs]

The human mind ever longs for occupation.
      - [Proverbs]

The impulse which directs to right conduct, and deters from crime, is not only older than the ages of nations and cities, but coeval with that Divine Being who sees and rules both heaven and earth.
      - [Conscience]

The judgment of posterity is truer, because it is free from envy and malevolence.
      - [Posterity]

The man who is always fortunate cannot easily have a great reverence for virtue.
      - [Success]

The memory is the receptacle and sheath of all science.
      - [Memory]

The more laws, the less justice.
      - [Justice]

The more virtuous a man himself is, the less does he suspect baseness in others.
      - [Proverbs]

The noblest spirit is most strongly attracted by the love of glory.
      - [Ambition]

The office of liberality consisteth in giving with judgment.
      - [Benevolence]

The recovery of freedom is so splendid a thing that we must not shun even death when seeking to recover it.
      - [Freedom]

The way to avoid the imputation of impudence is not to be ashamed of what we do, but never to do what we ought to be ashamed of.
      - [Impudence]


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