Marcus Tullius Cicero
It is exercise alone that supports
the spirits, and keeps the mind in
No one sees what is before his
feet: they scan the tracks of
It is not by muscle, speed, or
physical dexterity that great
things are achieved, but by
reflection, force of character, and
The life of the dead is placed in
the memory of the living.
Advice in old age is foolish; for
what can be more absurd than to
increase our provisions for the
road the nearer we approach to our
As I approve of a youth that has
something of the old man in him, so
I am no less pleased with an old
man that has something of the
youth. He that follows this rule
may be old in body, but can never
be so in mind.
Nothing is more noble nothing more
venerable than fidelity.