"Silence is one of the great arts of conversation."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Marcus Tullius Cicero on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Marcus Tullius Cicero on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Marcus Tullius Cicero on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Marcus Tullius Cicero on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Marcus Tullius Cicero on Winston Churchill
"As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind."
"Advice in old age is foolish for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end."
"The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured."
"Old age: the crown of life, our play's last act."
"Rashness belongs to youth prudence to old age."