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If we are forced, at every hour, to watch or listen to horrible events, this constant stream of ghastly impressions read more

If we are forced, at every hour, to watch or listen to horrible events, this constant stream of ghastly impressions will deprive even the most delicate among us of all respect for humanity.

by Cicero Found in: Character Quotes,
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It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.

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

by Cicero Found in: Grief Quotes,
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Freedom suppressed and again regained bites with keener fangs than freedom never endangered.

Freedom suppressed and again regained bites with keener fangs than freedom never endangered.

by Cicero Found in: Freedom Quotes,
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A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.

A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.

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Hatred is settled anger.

Hatred is settled anger.

by Cicero Found in: Hate Quotes,
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Whatever is done without ostentation, and without the people being witnesses of it, is, in my opinion, most praiseworthy: not read more

Whatever is done without ostentation, and without the people being witnesses of it, is, in my opinion, most praiseworthy: not that the public eye should be entirely avoided, for good actions desire to be placed in the light; but notwithstanding this, the greatest theater for virtue is conscience.

by Cicero Found in: Ostentation Quotes,
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Superstition is a senseless fear of God.

Superstition is a senseless fear of God.

by Cicero Found in: Superstition Quotes,
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The greatest incitement to guilt is the hope of sinning with impunity.

The greatest incitement to guilt is the hope of sinning with impunity.

by Cicero Found in: Guilt Quotes,
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The most desirable thing in life after health and modest means is leisure with dignity.

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

by Cicero Found in: Leisure Quotes,
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Taxes are the sinews of the state.

Taxes are the sinews of the state.

by Cicero Found in: Tax Quotes,
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