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Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC)
Roman author, orator, & politician [more author details]
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Force overcome by force.
(Vi Victa Vis)
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Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.
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He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason.
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He removes the greatest ornament of friendship, who takes away from it respect.
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I will go further, and assert that nature without culture can often do more to deserve praise than culture without nature.
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If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
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In men of the highest character and noblest genius there is to be found an insatiable desire for honour, command, power, and glory.
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In so far as the mind is stronger than the body, so are the ills contracted by the mind more severe than those contracted by the body.
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It is a great thing to know our vices.
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It is a true saying that "One falsehood leads easily to another".
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Laws are silent in times of war.
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Let arms give place to the robe, and the laurel of the warriors yield to the tongue of the orator.
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Let your desires be ruled by reason.
(Appetitus Rationi Pareat)
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Liberty is rendered even more precious by the recollection of servitude.
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Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.
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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.
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Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
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Nature herself makes the wise man rich.
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Neither can embellishments of language be found without arrangement and expression of thoughts, nor can thoughts be made to shine without the light of language.
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Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide.
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