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If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.

The law is silent during war.

To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history?

Trust no one unless you have eaten much salt with him.

Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book.

Nothing so absurd can be said that some philosopher had not said it.
in Concerning Divination

In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.

I criticize by creation - not by finding fault.

No Sane man will dance.

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.

It is a brief period of life that is granted us by nature, but the memory of a well-spent life never dies.

If only every man would make proper use of his strength and do his utmost, he need never regret his limited ability.

The searching-out and thorough investigation of truth ought to be the primary study of man.

We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired to glory.

No one is so old as to think he cannot live one more year.

No one was ever great without some portion of divine inspiration.

A thankful heart is the parent of all virtues.

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