Not to know what has been transacted in former times is to be always a child. If no use is made of the labors of past ages, the world must remain always in the infancy of knowledge.-- Cicero

Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.-- Cicero

Our span of life is brief, but is long enough for us to live well and honestly.-- Cicero

The absolute good is not a matter of opinion but of nature.-- Cicero