Marcus Tullius Cicero Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old marcus tullius cicero quotes, marcus tullius cicero sayings, and marcus tullius cicero proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

A home without books is a body without soul.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body.      

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Dogs wait for us faithfully.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who instructs the rising generation.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

A room without books is like a body without a soul.      

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The safety of the people shall be the highest law.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

We think a happy life consists in tranquility of mind.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

A sensual and intemperate youth translates into an old worn-out body.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Let the punishment match the offense.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the soul bears the body, so God endures the world. Just as the soul sees but is not seen, so God sees but is not seen. Just as the soul feeds the body, so God gives food to the world.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The safety of the people shall be the highest law.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

In times of war, the law falls silent.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

No one has the right to be sorry for himself for a misfortune that strikes everyone.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

For of all gainful professions, nothing is better, nothing more pleasing, nothing more delightful, nothing better becomes a well-bred man than agriculture.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Old age: the crown of life, our play's last act.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Our country is wherever we are well off.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.      

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Man's best support is a very dear friend.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who instructs the rising generation.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Let us drink for the replenishment of our strength, not for our sorrow.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero