"The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Marcus Tullius Cicero on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Marcus Tullius Cicero on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Marcus Tullius Cicero on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Marcus Tullius Cicero on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Marcus Tullius Cicero on Dalai Lama
"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."