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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