Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom.
There is not a moment without a duty.
The good of the people is the greatest law.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Nothing so cements and holds together all the parts of a society as faith or credit, which can never be kept up unless men are under some force ornecessity of honestly paying what they owe to one another.
Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.
Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
By doubting we come at truth.
In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible.
To live is to think.
He was stirring up billows in a ladle. - Excitabat fluctus in simpulo.
A man's own manner and character is what most becomes him.
Can there be greater foolishness than the respect you pay to people collectively when you despise them individually?
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
An agreement of rash men (a conspiracy). - Consensus audacium.
There never was a great soul that did not have some divine inspiration.
A good orator is pointed and impassioned.
Give me a young man in whom there is something of the old, and an old man with something of the young: guided so, a man may grow old in body, but never in mind.
Romulus was not a king of barbarians, was he? - Num barbarorum Romulus rex fuit?
Every stage of human life, except the last, is marked out by certain and defined limits; old age alone has no precise and determinate boundary.
No man can be brave who thinks pain the greatest evil; nor temperate, who considers pleasure the highest good.
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
A person who is wise does nothing against his will, nothing with sighing or under coercion.
No well-informed person ever imputed inconsistency to another for changing his mind.