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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

In time of war the laws are silent.




Translation

Translation

(Latin, French, German)



Latin
Inter arma enim silent leges.

French
En temps de guerre la loi se tait.

German
Unter den Waffen schweigen die Gesetze.




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Quotes for: time


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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: silence


Quotes

Quotes about silence:


Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.





Silence is often the truest wisdom.
Pindar  





Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.





What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.





If you have words stronger than silence, speak. If you do not have them, then remain silent.





Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.











Quotes for: law


Quotes

Quotes for: law


Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.





There are two ways of contesting, the one by the law, the other by force; the first method is proper to men, the second to beasts.





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





People must help one another it is nature's law.





Article V – The law has the right to forbid only actions harmful to society. Anything which is not forbidden by the law cannot be impeded, and no one can be constrained to do what it does not order.





Article VI – The law is the expression of the general will. All the citizens have the right of contributing personally or through their representatives to its formation. It must be the same for all, either that it protects, or that it punishes. All the citizens, being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all public dignities, places and employments, according to their capacity and without distinction other than that of their virtues and of their talents.











Quotes for: war


Quotes

Quotes about war:


There was never a good war, or a bad peace.





War is sweet to those who have no experience of it,
but the experienced man trembles exceedingly at heart on its approach.

Pindar  





At the bottom of all patriotism there is war: that is why I am no patriot.





War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.





Whatever makes for cultural development is working also against war.





War is an evil which dishonours mankind.











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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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