Cicero Quotes (607 quotes)
“It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less with baldness.”
Cicero quoting Bion of Borysthenes - Tusculan Disputations: On the Nature of Gods, and the Commonwealth (45 BC)
Pro Plancio (54 B.C)
“Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.”
De Amicitia - On Friendship (44 B.C.)
Pro Plancio, XXXIII., 80.
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Occupation: Statesman, politician, lawyer
Bio: Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, orator, political theorist, Roman consul and constitutionalist. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the equestrian order, and is widely considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists.
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