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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"An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes"
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"Cessation of work is not accompanied by cessation of expenses"
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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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"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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"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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"As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved"
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"Any man is liable to err, only a fool persists in error"
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"Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error"
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"An unjust peace is better than a just war"
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"All pain is either severe or slight, if slight, it is easily endured; if severe, it will without doubt be brief"
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"Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself"
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"Cannot people realize how large an income is thrift?"
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"Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator"
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"Brevity is a great charm of eloquence"
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"When you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to reach the second or even the third rank"
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"Whatever you do, do with all your might"
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