Quotes by Cicero

A mind without instruction can no more bear fruit than can a field, however fertile, without cultivation.

Advice is judged by results, not by intentions.

Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature.

By force of arms.
(Vi Et Armis)

Force overcome by force.
(Vi Victa Vis)

He removes the greatest ornament of friendship, who takes away from it respect.

I will go further, and assert that nature without culture can often do more to deserve praise than culture without nature.

If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.

In so far as the mind is stronger than the body, so are the ills contracted by the mind more severe than those contracted by the body.

It is a great thing to know our vices.