25 Inspirational Quotes From Marcus Tullius Cicero

25 Inspirational Quotes From Marcus Tullius Cicero

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Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman political activist  and lawyer Cicero was elected quaestor in 75 praetor in 66 and consul in 63, the youngest man ever to attain these ranks. Cicero admired  that his political positions  are  most important achievements in life. Cicero was killed in 43 BC

Below are Inspirational quotes from Marcus Tullius Cicero:


1.“Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


2.“A friend is, as it were a second self.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


3.“The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


4.“I have always been of the opinion that unpopularity earned by doing what is right is not unpopularity at all but glory.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


5.“It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and to forget his own.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


6.“The sweetest support is found in the most intimate friendship.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


7.“He does not seem to me to be a freeman who does not sometimes do nothing.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


8.“It is the characterof a brave and resolute person not to be ruffled by adversity, and not to desert their post.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


9.“Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


10.“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


11.“If you pursue good with labour, the labour passes away but the good remains; if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


12.“The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and the brute by instinct.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


13.“Rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


14.“Do not hold the delusion that your advancement is accomplished by crushing others.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


15.“The art of life is to deal with problems as they arise, rather than destroy one’s spirit by worrying about them too far in advance.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


16.“If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


17.“More is lost by indecision than wrong decision. Indecision is the thief of opportunity. It will steal you blind.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


18.“Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellence and endowments of the human mind.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


19.“To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


20.“For there is but one essential justice which cements society, and one law which establishes this justice. This law is right reason, which is the true rule of all commandments and prohibitions. Whoever neglects this law, whether written or unwritten, is necessarily unjust and wicked.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


21.“A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.”Marcus Tullius Cicero


22.“Not to know what has been transacted in former times is to be always a child. If no use is made of the labours of past ages, the world must remain always in the infancy of knowledge.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


23.“The life given us, by nature is short; but the memory of a well-spent life is eternal.” Marcus Tullius Cicero 


24.“The life of the dead is placed on the memories of the living. The love you gave in life keeps people alive beyond their time. Anyone who was given love will always live on in another’s heart.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


25.“I criticize by creation, not by finding fault.” Marcus Tullius Cicero

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