Cato the Elder Quotes.
Grasp the subject, the words will follow.
Those who are serious in ridiculous matters will be ridiculous in serious matters.
Anger so clouds the mind that it cannot perceive the truth.
He is nearest to the gods who knows how to be silent.
After I’m dead I’d rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.
I can pardon everybody’s mistakes except my own.
Furthermore, I think Carthage must be destroyed.
An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
We cannot control the evil tongues of others; but a good life enables us to disregard them.
Wise men profit more from fools than fools from wise men; for the wise men shun the mistakes of fools, but fools do not imitate the successes of the wise.
Lighter is the wound foreseen.
The worst ruler is one who cannot rule himself.
It is a difficult matter to argue with the belly since it has no ears.
Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.
I prefer to do right and get no thanks than to do wrong and receive no punishment.
Suffer women once to arrive at an equality with you, and they will from that moment become your superiors.