Cicero (106-43BC) [Marcus Tullius Cicero] Roman statesman, orator, philosopher

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Nothing is so swift as calumny; nothing is more easily uttered; nothing more readily received; nothing more widely dispersed. [La., Nihil est autem tam voluere, quam maledictum; nihil facilius emittitur; nihil citius excipitur, latius dissipatur] - Cicero [Marcus Tullius Cicero]


True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long. - Cicero [Marcus Tullius Cicero]


Nothing quite new is perfect. - Cicero [Marcus Tullius Cicero]


No wise man ever thought that a traitor should be trusted. [La., Nemo unquam sapiens proditori credendum putavit] - Cicero [Marcus Tullius Cicero]


At whose sight, like the sun, All others with diminished luster shone. - Cicero [Marcus Tullius Cicero]


He who hangs on the errors of the ignorant multitude, must not be counted among great men. [La., Qui ex errore imperitae multitudinis pendet, hic in magnis viris non est habendus] - Cicero [Marcus Tullius Cicero]


Prudence is the knowledge of things to be sought, and those to be shunned. - Cicero [Marcus Tullius Cicero]


If the truth were self-evident, eloquence would be unnecessary. - Cicero [Marcus Tullius Cicero]


The welfare of the people is the ultimate law. [La., Salus Populi Suprema Est Lex] - Cicero [Marcus Tullius Cicero]