For a tear is quickly dried, especially when shed for the misfortunes of others. Marcus Tullius Cicer
In our amusements a certain limit is to be placed that we may not devote ourselves to a life of pleasure and thence fall into immorality.
I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education.
No poet or orator has ever existed who believed there was any better than himself.
Learning is a kind of natural food for the mind.
Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law.
Without your knowledge, the eyes and ears of many will see and watch you, as they have done already.
True nobility is exempt from fear. Marcus Tullius Ci
Crimes are not to be measured by the issue of events, but by the bad intentions of men.
Whatever is done without ostentation, and without the people being witnesses of it, is, in my opinion, most praiseworthy: not that the public eye should be entirely avoided, for good actions desire to be placed in the light; but notwithstanding this, the greatest theater for virtue is conscience.
An ancient custom obtains force of nature.
Never injure a friend, even in jest. Marcus Tullius Cicer
Within the character of the citizen, lies the welfare of the nation.
To remain ignorant of history is to remain forever a child
Let the force of arms give place to law and justice.
This is our special duty, that if anyone specially needs our help, we should give him such help to the utmost of our power.
Diseases of the soul are more dangerous and more numerous than those of the body.
The name of peace is sweet and the thing itself good, but between peace and slavery there is the greatest difference.
In everything truth surpasses the imitation and copy. Marcus Tullius Cicer
It is the soul itself which sees and hears, and not those parts which are, as it were, but windows to the soul.
Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education. Marcus Tullius Cicer
The law is silent during war.[Lat., Silent leges inter arma.]
There is no treasure the which may be compared unto a faithful friend; Gold some decayeth, and worldly wealth consumeth, and wasteth in the winde; But love once planted in a perfect and pure minde indureth weale and woe; The frownes of fortune, come they never so unkinde, cannot the same overthrowe.
The mere act of believing that some wrongful course of action constitutes an advantage is pernicious.
Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age. Marcus Tullius Cicer
What is impossible by the nature of things is not confirmed by any law.
Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself. Marcus Tullius Cicer
Everyone has his besetting sin.
Men decide far more problems by hate, love, lust, rage, sorrow, joy, hope, fear, illusion or some other inward emotion, than by reality, authority, any legal standard, judicial precedent, or statute.