Amazing Marcus Tullius Cicero Quotes

Philosophy is the true mother of science.


O philosophy, you leader of life.


Probabilities direct the conduct of the wise man.


The science of love is the philosophy of the heart


Even if you have nothing to write, write and say so.


Every word that is unnecessary only pours over the side of a brimming mind.


The first law for the historian is that he shall never dare utter an untruth. The second is that he shall suppress nothing that is true. Moreover, there shall be no suspicion of partiality in his writing, or of malice.


Who does not know that the first law of historical writing is the truth.


Things perfected by nature are better than those finished by art.


For just as some women are said to be handsome though without adornment, so this subtle manner of speech, though lacking in artificial graces, delights us.


In all great arts, as in trees, it is the height that charms us; we care nothing for the roots or trunks, yet it could not be without the aid of these.


Let every man practice the art that he knows best.


It is not enough merely possess virtue, as if it were an art; it should be practiced.


Probabilities direct the conduct of the wise man.


Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature.