Marcus Tullius Cicero


Born
in Arpinum, Italy
January 08, 0106

Died
December 17, 0043

Genre

Influences


Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, political theorist, and Roman constitutionalist. Cicero is widely considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists.

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Selected Political Speeches

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On the Republic/On the Laws

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On the Good Life

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On Duties

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The Nature of the Gods

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Selected Letters

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Rhetorica ad Herennium

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On Old Age, On Friendship &...

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“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
Cicero

“Six mistakes mankind keeps making century after century:
Believing that personal gain is made by crushing others;
Worrying about things that cannot be changed or corrected;
Insisting that a thing is impossible because we cannot accomplish it;
Refusing to set aside trivial preferences;
Neglecting development and refinement of the mind;
Attempting to compel others to believe and live as we do.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero