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Marcus T. Cicero Quotes

I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.

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.

Fear is not a lasting teacher of duty.

To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child.

Thrift is of great revenue.

I prefer the most unfair peace to the most righteous war.

A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.

When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.

I am not ashamed to confess I am ignorant of what I do not know.

There is pleasure in calm remembrance of a past sorrow.

No one can be brave who considers pain to be the greatest evil in life, or can they be temperate who considers pleasure to be the highest good.

A letter does not blush.

We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect the needful duties of active life; for it is only action that gives a true value and commendation to virtue.

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Reason should direct and appetite obey.