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Marcus Tullius Cicero

Quote of Marcus Tullius Cicero - Virtue is a habit of the...


Biography - Marcus Tullius Cicero:

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

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




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Quotes for: nature


Quotes

Quotes about nature:


Painters understand nature and love her and teach us to see.





Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.





Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.





Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.





Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.





Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.











Quotes for: virtue


Quotes

Quotes about virtue:


The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.





Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.





Recommend virtue to your children it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.





The virtues lose themselves in interest as the rivers are lost in the sea.





Humility is not a virtue; that is, it does not arise from reason.





There is no happiness without courage, nor virtue without struggle.











Quotes for: habit


Quotes

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.





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





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.











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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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