Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman statesman, orator, and philosopher who lived from 106 BC to 43 BC. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest speakers in the history of the Roman Republic, and his influence on Western thought and language continues to be felt to this day. Cicero was known for his eloquent speeches, philosophical writings, and his ability to speak on a wide range of topics. In this article, we have compiled 30 of his most memorable and thought-provoking quotes, which offer insights into his ideas on politics, justice, philosophy, and the human condition. Whether you are a student of history, philosophy, or just looking for some inspiration, these quotes are sure to leave a lasting impression on you.
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For those who are interested in learning more about the life and ideas of Marcus Tullius Cicero, I highly recommend the book “Cicero: The Life and Times of Rome’s Greatest Politician” by Anthony Everitt. This book provides a comprehensive and engaging biography of Cicero, chronicling his rise to power in the Roman Republic, his famous speeches, his philosophical writings, and his tumultuous relationship with Julius Caesar. Everitt also offers insights into the social, cultural, and political context of ancient Rome, giving readers a deeper understanding of the world in which Cicero lived and worked. The book is well-researched and written in a style that is accessible to both scholars and general readers. It is an excellent starting point for anyone who wants to delve deeper into the life and legacy of one of the most influential figures in Western history.
What do you think of Marcus Tullius Cicero’s ideas and philosophy? Have any of his quotes left a lasting impression on you? We would love to hear your thoughts and reflections on this article. Whether you are a student of history or philosophy, or simply someone looking for inspiration, Cicero’s words have the power to provoke thought and stir the soul. Leave a comment and share your favorite Cicero quote or tell us how his ideas have influenced your own thinking. We look forward to hearing from you!
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I have this cute little book with poems quotes etc and he is in it. I’m moving so it’s packed but I’m going to find it. It’s definitely something you’d like!!!
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Thank you for your comment! I hope you find your book soon and enjoy reading through it. If you come across any particular quotes or poems that you find especially meaningful or thought-provoking, feel free to share them with us!
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