Quotes by Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    ― Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
    ― Cicero. 

  • “In times of war, the law falls silent.
    - Marcus Tullius Cicero  

  • “To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history?”
    ― Marcus Tullius Cicero  

  • “Read at every wait; read at all hours; read within leisure; read in times of labor; read as one goes in; read as one goest out. The task of the educated mind is simply put read to lead.”
    ― Cicero.

  • “If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it.”
    ― Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • “Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief”
    ― Marcus Tullius Cicero 

  • “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.”
    ― Marcus Tullius Cicero  

  • “For there is but one essential justice which cements society, and one law which establishes this justice. This law is right reason, which is the true rule of all commandments and prohibitions. Whoever neglects this law, whether written or unwritten, is necessarily unjust and wicked.”
    ― Marcus Tullius Cicero, On the Laws

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