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Marcus Tullius Cicero

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Biography - Marcus Tullius Cicero:

Roman politician and lawyer.
Born: -106 - Died: -43
Period:
1st century BC
2nd century BC
Place of birth: Italy
Italy

Action is the language of the body and should harmonize with the spirit within.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
L'action est le langage du corps, et ce langage doit se rapporter à celui de la pensée.

German
Die Handlung ist die Sprache des Körpers und soll mit dem Geist übereinstimmen.




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But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.

What I propose, therefore, is very simple: it is nothing more than to think what we are doing.

To act is easy, to think is hard; to act according to our thought is troublesome.

Philosophize, to think your life and to live your thoughts: for that is what philosophy is.

It is doubtless a fine harmony when doing and saying go together.




Quotes for: thought


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Quotes about thought:


Great thoughts come from the heart.





I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.





People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.





The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.





Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts.





Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.











Quotes for: body


Quotes

Quotes for: body


A healthy mind in a healthy body.





The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.





There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.





Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.





With most people the heart grows old with the body.





Our bodies are our gardens, to which our wills are gardeners.











Quotes for: action


Quotes

Quotes about action:


I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.





One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.





I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.





Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.





Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.





To act freely is to retake possession of oneself; it is to place oneself back in pure duration.











Quotes for: Language


Quotes

Quotes for: Language


Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our mind by means of our language.





The language of truth is simple.





Language is the house of the truth of Being.





Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.





Language serves not only to express thoughts, but to make possible thoughts which could not exist without it.





The language of friendship is not words but meanings.











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Marcus Tullius Cicero also said...


Any man can make mistakes.





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





The art of living well, is of all the arts the greatest.





Philosophy is the culture of the soul.





A true friend is discerned during an uncertain matter.





Justice seeks no reward.












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