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Cicero Quotes

Quotes by Cicero - (21 quotes)

Cicero - From the Ability category:

Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Ambition category:

If you aspire to the highest place it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Authority category:

The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Books category:

Anyone who has a book collection wants for nothing. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Books category:

A room without books is like a body without a soul. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Confidence category:

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Construction category:

My precept to all who build, is that the owner should be an ornament to the house, and not the house to the owner. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Courage category:

A man full of courage is also full of faith. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Fame category:

The philosophers themselves, in the very books where they tell us to despise fame, inscribe their names. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Gratitude category:

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Health category:

Exercise and temperence can preserve something of our early strength even in old age. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Hope category:

As I breathe, I hope. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Leisure category:

He is never less at leisure than when at leisure. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Motivation category:

We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired to glory. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Obligation category:

Ask not what your country can do for you, but rather what you can do for your country. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Perfection category:

Nothing quite new is perfect. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Pleasure category:

-in first century BC...
There is something pleasurable in the calm remembrance of a past sorrow. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Poetry category:

There were poets before Homer. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Searching category:

It is a shameful thing to be weary of inquiry when what we search for is excellence. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Silence category:

Their very silence is a loud cry. (Cicero)

Cicero - From the Writing category:

Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book. (Cicero)