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Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
Cato

An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
Cato

If you are ruled by mind you are a king; if by body, a slave.
Cato

I would much rather have men ask why I have no statue than why I have one.
Cato

After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.
Cato

It is thus with farming, if you do one thing late, you will be late in all your work.
Cato

It is a difficult matter to argue with the belly since it has no ears.
Cato

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.
Cato

Grasp the subject, the words will follow.
Cato

Speech is the gift of all, but the thought of few.
Cato

The best way to keep good acts in memory is to refresh them with new.
Cato

Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.
Cato

Cessation of work is not accompanied by cessation of expenses.
Cato

 

 

 

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