"The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between them, each supplying what the other lacks and trying to benefit the other, always using friendly and sincere words."
"That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind."Marcus Tullius Cicero on William Wordsworth
"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength."Marcus Tullius Cicero on Corrie Ten Boom
"What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like."Marcus Tullius Cicero on Saint Augustine
"When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."Marcus Tullius Cicero on Khalil Gibran
"When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions."Marcus Tullius Cicero on William Shakespeare
"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."