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Maxioms by Cicero (marcus Tullius Cicero)

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What greater or better gift can we offer the republic than to
teach and instruct our youth?
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What greater or better gift can we offer the republic than to
teach and instruct our youth?
[Lat., Quod enim munus reiplicae afferre majus, meliusve
possumus, quam si docemus atque erudimus juventutem?]

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It is difficult to tell how much men's minds are conciliated by a
kind manner and gentle speech.
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It is difficult to tell how much men's minds are conciliated by a
kind manner and gentle speech.
[Lat., Sed tamen difficile dictu est, quantopere conciliat animos
hominum comitas affabilitasque sermonis.]

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No wise man ever thought that a traitor should be trusted.
[Lat., Nemo unquam sapiens proditori credendum putavit.]

No wise man ever thought that a traitor should be trusted.
[Lat., Nemo unquam sapiens proditori credendum putavit.]

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Death darkens his eyes, and unplumes his wings,
Yet the sweetest song is the last he sings:
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Death darkens his eyes, and unplumes his wings,
Yet the sweetest song is the last he sings:
Live so, my Love, that when death shall come,
Swan-like and sweet it may waft thee home.

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To the sick, while there is life there is hope.
[Sp., Aegroto dum anima est, spes est.]

To the sick, while there is life there is hope.
[Sp., Aegroto dum anima est, spes est.]

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