Marcus Tullius Cicero





Marcus Tullius Cicero

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born
in Arpinum, Italy
January 05, 0106

died
December 11, 0043

gender
male

genre

influences


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January 3, 106 BCE – December 7, 43 BCE

Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, political theorist, and Roman constitutionalist. Cicero is widely considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists.


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Selected Political Speeches
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The Nature of the Gods
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Selected Letters
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Rhetorica ad Herennium
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More books by Marcus Tullius Cicero…
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Six mistakes mankind keeps making century after century:
Believing that personal gain is made by crushing others;
Worrying about things that cannot be changed or corrected;
Insisting that a thing is impossible because we cannot accomplish it;
Refusing to set aside trivial preferences;
Neglecting development and refinement of the mind;
Attempting to compel others to believe and live as we do.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero