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Marcus Tullius Cicero


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Marcus Tullius Cicero (January 3, 106 BC – December 7, 43 BC; sometimes anglicized as Tully) was a Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, orator, political theorist, consul and constitutionalist. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the equestrian order, and is widely considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists.

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  • ''Nothing is so difficult to believe that oratory cannot make it acceptable, nothing so rough and uncultured as not to gain brilliance and refinement from eloquence.''
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher, statesman. 3.
  • ''Cannot people realize how large an income is thrift?''
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher, statesman. 49.
  • ''Laws should be interpreted in a liberal sense so that their intention may be preserved.''
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher, statesman. Celsus, Digesta, I, 3, 18.
  • ''No obligation to do the impossible is binding.''
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher, statesman. Celsus, Digesta, L, 17.
  • ''To know the laws is not to memorize their letter but to grasp their full force and meaning.''
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher, statesman. Celsus, Digesta, I, 3, 17.
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