Quotes by Marcius Porcius Cato

After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.

Marcius Porcius Cato

Carthago delenda est. (Carthage must be destroyed.)

Marcius Porcius Cato

Those who steal from private individuals spend their lives in stocks and chains those who steal from the public treasure go dressed in gold and purple.

Marcius Porcius Cato

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Marriage is based on the theory that when man discovers a brand of beer exactly to his taste he should at once throw up his job and go work in the brewery.

George Jean Nathan

The blind man is laughing at the bald head.

Persian Proverb

Hey, what do you think drives all this grey matter up here Electricity. It's brain waves surfing on synaptic junctions. If your radio can go out because of sun spots, why can't your cerebellum It's all a matter of reception and it seems to me these signals are going to get crossed somehow. It's all logical.

Andrew Schneider

Be neither too remote nor too familiar.

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Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.

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