Marcus Tullius Cicero
There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.
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Those wars are unjust which are undertaken without provocation. For only a war waged for revenge or defense can be just.
Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the soul bears the body, so God endures the world. Just as the soul sees but is not seen, so God sees but is not seen. Just as the soul feeds the body, so God gives food to the world.
In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have the predominant power.
I never heard of an old man forgetting where he had buried his money! Old people remember what interests them: the dates fixed for their lawsuits, and the names of their debtors and creditors.
A man of courage is also full of faith.
A home without books is a body without soul.
Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty.
It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible.
Our Generation has had no Great war, no Great Depression. Our war is spiritual. Our depression is our lives.
Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has.
He who does not trust enough, Will not be trusted.
For me the greatest revenge of all is having a happy adulthood, waking up in my gorgeous turquoise bedroom in the morning beside a person who really inspires me. That's the best revenge a girl-loving girl from the Bible belt could possibly have. And, importantly, it's healthy.
We have domesticated God's transcendence. We often learn about God at about the same time as we are learning about Santa Claus but our ideas about Santa Claus change, mature and become more nuanced, whereas our ideas of God can remain at a rather infantile level.
Constant success shows us but one side of the world adversity brings out the reverse of the picture.
Agressive music can only shock you once. Afterwards its impact declines. It's inevitable.
The wonderful thing about Apple technology is just how intuitive it is.
To work all the time is to be incredibly lucky.
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.