Cicero Sayings and Quotes

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

A happy life consists in tranquility of mind. Cicero
Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book. Cicero
We should never so entirely avoid danger as to appear irresolute and cowardly; but at the same time, we should avoid unnecessarily exposing ourselves to danger, than which nothing can be more foolish. Cicero
The city, the city! Devote yourself to her in her incomparable light. Cicero
My precept to all who build, is, that the owner should be an ornament to the house and not the house to the owner. Cicero
I criticize by creation— not by finding fault. Cicero
There are no snares more dangerous than those which lurk under the guise of duty or the name of relationship. Cicero
Wise men are instructed by reason; men of less understanding, by experience; the most ignorant, by necessity; and beasts by nature. Cicero
“A man’s own manner and character is what most becomes him.” Cicero