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Enemy of the State, Friend of Liberty

LAWRENCE REED, THE FREEMAN Question: If you could go back in time and spend one hour in conversation with 10 people—each one separately and privately—whom...

Cicero on Civic Duty

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Cicero These reasons, so certain and so evident, are opposed by those, who, on the other side object,—the labours that...

Plutarch: Cicero

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Cicero”, Plutarch's "Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans," 75 A.C.E. It is generally said, that Helvia, the mother of...

To Atticus (I)

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Marcus Tullius Cicero: The Letters of Cicero, Volume One, Letter One, 68 B.C.E. We are such intimate friends that more than...

Cicero: On Facing Danger

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Cicero We should never incur the imputation of cowardice by fleeing from danger, while we should avoid the other extreme...

Cicero: Is the Heart Blood of Our Nation Worth These?

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Cicero We are taxed in our bread and our wine, in our incomes and our investments, on our land and...

Cicero: Defining Law, Justice, and their Origins

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Cicero The most learned men have determined to begin with Law. ... Law is the highest reason, imlanted in Nature,...

Cicero: Law, the Primal and Ultimate Mind of God

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Cicero Law is not a product of human thought, nor is it an enactment of peoples, but something eternal which...

Cicero: One True Eternal Law, Who’s Author is God

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Cicero (106-43 BC) True law is right reason in agreement with nature; it summons to duty by its commands, and...

The Fourth Oration of Cicero Against Catiline

Cicero makes the case for the death penalty or life in prison without parole for those who joined in Catiline's conspiracy to overthrow Rome and kill all Romans

The Third Oration of Cicero Against Catiline

Now, therefore, Citizens, as public Thanksgiving is appointed at the Shrines of all the Gods, zealously solemnize the Festival; you, and your Wives, and your Children

The Second Oration of Cicero Against Catiline

Though by no other Power than that of Speech. He is departed; he is withdrawn; he has fled; he has rushed away. Cicero Against Catiline

The First Oration of Cicero Against Catiline

In soaring language Cicero makes the case against the conspirator Catiline. Sparing his life, he ask Catiline to leave Rome and take his coconspirators with him

Laws That Are Anything But Laws

Law, for Cicero, "ought to be a reformer of vice and an incentive to virtue."

True Friendship Only Exists Between Good Men

In a true friend a man sees a second self. So...where his friend is he is; if his friend be rich he is not poor; though he be weak his friend’s strength is his

Cicero: On Death and Immortality

For I am not one of these modern philosophers who maintain that our souls perish with our bodies, and that death ends all. Cicero

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