Cicero Quotes

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

Advice is judged by results, not by intentions. Cicero

It is a great thing to know our vices. Cicero

Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide. Cicero

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

Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow. Cicero

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

There is pleasure in calm remembrance of a past sorrow. Cicero

Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offence. Cicero

There is no grief which time does not lessen and soften. Cicero

A home without books is a body without soul. Cicero

What is more agreeable than one’s home? Cicero

No well-informed person ever imputed inconsistency to another for changing his mind. Cicero

Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education. Cicero

Nothing is so difficult to believe that oratory cannot make it acceptable, nothing so rough and uncultured as not to gain brilliance and refinement from eloquence. Cicero

For of all gainful professions, nothing is better, nothing more pleasing, nothing more delightful, nothing better becomes a well-bred man than agriculture. Cicero

The best interpreter of the law is custom. Cicero

There are more men ennobled by study than by nature. Cicero

The appetites of the stomach and the palate, far from diminishing as men grow older, go on increasing. Cicero

Brevity is a great praise of eloquence. Cicero

Brevity is the best recommendation of a speech, not only in the case of a senator, but in that, too, of an orator. Cicero

The good of the people is the chief law. Cicero

The sinews of war, unlimited money. Cicero

The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory. Cicero