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Full Name: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Born: January, 106 B.C.
Birthplace: Formia, Italy
Died: December 7, 43 B.C.

Occupation: Attorney, Author, Philosopher, and Statesman
Profile: Considered one of Rome's greatest orators.

Number of Quotes: 8

Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end.

An unjust peace is better than a just war.

As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.

As I give thought to the matter, I find four causes for the apparent misery of old age: first, it withdraws us from active accomplishments; second, it renders the body less powerful; third, it deprives us of almost all forms of enjoyment; fourth, it stands not far from death.

Everything you reprove in another, you must carefully avoid in yourself.

Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.

One should eat to live, not live to eat.

The sinews of war: unlimited money.

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