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Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero)

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What's the good of it? for whose advantage?
[Lat., Cui bono?]

What's the good of it? for whose advantage?
[Lat., Cui bono?]

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All the arts which belong to polished life have some common tie,
and are connect as it were by read more

All the arts which belong to polished life have some common tie,
and are connect as it were by some relationship.
[Lat., Etenim omnes artes, quae ad humanitatem pertinent, habent
quoddam commune vinculum, et quasi cognatione quadam inter se
continentur.]

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Let us remember that justice must be observed even to the lowest.
[Lat., Meminerimus etiam adversus infimos justitiam esse read more

Let us remember that justice must be observed even to the lowest.
[Lat., Meminerimus etiam adversus infimos justitiam esse
servandam.]

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Were floods of tears to be unloosed
In tribute to my grief,
The doves of Noah ne'er read more

Were floods of tears to be unloosed
In tribute to my grief,
The doves of Noah ne'er had roost
Nor found an olive-leaf.

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Excessive liberty leads both nations and individuals into
excessive slavery.
[Lat., Nimia libertas et populis et privatis in read more

Excessive liberty leads both nations and individuals into
excessive slavery.
[Lat., Nimia libertas et populis et privatis in nimiam servitutem
cadit.]

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