Quotes by Roman authors


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"No man was ever wise by chance"
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"We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired to glory"
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"I am a man, I consider nothing that is human alien to me"
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"The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts; therefore guard accordingly"
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"They can because they think they can"
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"As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind"
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"Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end"
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"After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one"
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"Even though work stops, expenses run on"
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"Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more deceptive than the whole electoral system"
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"Cessation of work is not accompanied by cessation of expenses"
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"An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes"
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"There's no such thing, you know, as picking out the best woman: it's only a question of comparative badness, brother"
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"A contented mind is the best source for trouble"
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"Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend"
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"Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability"
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"No blessing lasts forever"
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"If you have overcome your inclination and not been overcome by it, you have reason to rejoice"
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"You will be as much value to others as you have been to yourself"
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"Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts"
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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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"Take from a man his reputation for probity, and the more shrewd and clever he is, the more hated and mistrusted he becomes"
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"When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff"
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"Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom"
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"If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains"
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"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need"
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"Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion"
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