Maxioms Pet

X

Maxioms by Cicero (marcus Tullius Cicero)

  ( comments )
  13  /  39  

It is generally said, "Past labors are pleasant," Euripides says,
for you all know the Greek verse, "The recollection read more

It is generally said, "Past labors are pleasant," Euripides says,
for you all know the Greek verse, "The recollection of past
labors is pleasant."
[Lat., Vulgo enim dicitur, Jucundi acti labores: nec male
Euripides: concludam, si potero, Latine: Graecum enim hunc
versum nostis omnes: Suavis laborum est proeteritorum memoria.

  ( comments )
  7  /  9  

That he was never less at leisure than when at leisure: nor that
he was ever less alone than read more

That he was never less at leisure than when at leisure: nor that
he was ever less alone than when alone.
[Lat., Nunquam se minus otiosum esse quam cum otiosus; nec minus
solum quam cum solus esset.]

  ( comments )
  7  /  16  

I shall always consider the best guesser the best prophet.
[Lat., Bene qui conjiciet, vatem hunc perhibebo optimum.]

I shall always consider the best guesser the best prophet.
[Lat., Bene qui conjiciet, vatem hunc perhibebo optimum.]

  ( comments )
  15  /  11  

I am of the opinion which you have always held, that "viva voce"
voting at elections is the best read more

I am of the opinion which you have always held, that "viva voce"
voting at elections is the best method.
[Lat., Nam ego in ista sum sententia, qua te fuisse semper scio,
nihil ut feurit in suffragiis voce melius.]

  ( comments )
  20  /  24  

To err is human, but to persevere in error is only the act of a
fool.
[Lat., Cujusvis read more

To err is human, but to persevere in error is only the act of a
fool.
[Lat., Cujusvis hominis est errare, nullius nisi insipientis in
errore perseverare.]

Maxioms Web Pet