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Marcus Tullius Cicero

Quote of Marcus Tullius Cicero - A friend is, as it were...


Biography - Marcus Tullius Cicero:

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

A friend is, as it were, a second self.




Translation

Translation

(French, German, Latin)



French
Un véritable ami est comme un autre soi-même.

German
Ein wahrer Freund ist gleichsam ein zweites Selbst.

Latin
Verus amicus est tamquam alter idem.




See also 

See also...






Quotes for: friendship


Quotes

Quotes about friendship:


Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.





It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.





If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.





Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.





Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.





It is the fool's misfortune to fail in obtaining the position, the employment, the neighbourhood, and the circle of friends that suit him.











Quotes for: oneself


Quotes

Quotes about oneself:


A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.





Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.





If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.





Don't forget to love yourself.





To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.











Quotes

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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