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Marcus Tullius Cicero

Quote of Marcus Tullius Cicero - Great is the power of habit....


Biography - Marcus Tullius Cicero:

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

Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.




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Quotes for: power


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Quotes about power:


Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.





They succeed, because they think they can.





Knowledge is power.





Justice without power is inefficient; power without justice is tyranny.





We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.





The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.











Quotes for: habit


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Quotes for: habit


Custom is second nature.





The time at our disposal each day is elastic the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it.





While love may overcome death, it happens that a small, mean habit can overcome love.





Custom, then, is the great guide to human life.





Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.





Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.











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Quotes for: pain


Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.





I believe all suffering is caused by ignorance.





Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.





Who fears to suffer, already suffers what he fears.





I have only one passion, that for light, in the name of humanity which has suffered so much and which has the right to happiness.





No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.











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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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