Cicero on Greatness and Labor

CiceroDaily Dabble in the Classics, Cicero

What is there that is illustrious that is not also attended by labor?


Source: Cicero, as quoted in C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical, 1917, Cicero, quote 241.


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