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

– Cicero

This wine is forty years old. It certainly doesn’t show its age.
– Cicero

There is no statement so absurd that no philosopher will make it.
– Cicero

The most desirable thing in life after health and modest means is leisure with dignity.
– Cicero

He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes do nothing.
– Cicero

Habit is, as it were, a second nature.
– Cicero

Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.
– Cicero

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

Where is there dignity unless there is honesty?
– Cicero

It is foolish to tear one’s hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.
– Cicero

A friend is, as it were, a second self.
– Cicero

Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.
– Cicero

Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
– Cicero

A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
– Cicero

To give counsel as well as to take it is a feature of true friendship.
– Cicero

The shifts of Fortune test the reliability of friends.
– Cicero

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
– Cicero

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An unjust peace is better than a just war.
– Cicero

It is virtue, virtue, which both creates and preserves friendship. On it depends harmony of interest, permanence, fidelity.
– Cicero

Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.
– Cicero