Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
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An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
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If you are ruled by mind you are a king; if by body, a slave.
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I would much rather have men ask why I have no statue than why I have one.
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After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.
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It is thus with farming, if you do one thing late, you will be late in all your work.
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It is a difficult matter to argue with the belly since it has no ears.
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I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue; he approaches nearest to gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right.
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Grasp the subject, the words will follow.
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Speech is the gift of all, but the thought of few.
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The best way to keep good acts in memory is to refresh them with new.
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Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.
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Cessation of work is not accompanied by cessation of expenses.
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Cato The Elder

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