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Marcus Tullius Cicero

Quote of Marcus Tullius Cicero - The long time to come when...


Biography - Marcus Tullius Cicero:

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

The long time to come when I shall not exist has more effect on me than this short present time, which nevertheless seems endless.




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Quotes for: death


Quotes

Quotes about death:


As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.





The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.





Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.





Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.





A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation, not on death, but on life.





After your death you will be what you were before your birth.











Quotes for: time


Quotes

Quotes about time:


In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Time is a great master; it regulates things well.





It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.





Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.





What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.











Quotes for: present


Quotes

Quotes about the present:


Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.





Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
Seneca  





In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.





The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.





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.





Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.











Quotes for: eternity


Quotes

Quotes about eternity:


It is found again.
What? Eternity.
It is the sea
Gone with the sun.






Time, that moving image of an immovable eternity.





Be humanity evermore our goal.





Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notion of time; effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.





Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death. If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.





As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.











Quotes

Marcus Tullius Cicero also said...


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





Philosophy is the culture of the soul.





Justice seeks no reward.





Any man can make mistakes.





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





A true friend is discerned during an uncertain matter.












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