Who is Marcus Tullius Cicero?

  • (noun): A Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC).
    Synonyms: Cicero, Tully

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Quintus Tullius Cicero
... Quintus Tullius Cicero (102 BC – 43 BC) was the younger brother of the celebrated orator, philosopher and statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero ...
Political Career Of Marcus Tullius Cicero
... The Political career of Marcus Tullius Cicero began in 75 BC when Marcus Tullius Cicero was elected to political office, and ended in 43 BC, when he was assassinated upon ... Cicero, a Roman statesman, lawyer, political theorist, philosopher, and Roman constitutionalist, reached the height of Roman power, the Consulship, and played a critical role in the ... A contemporary of Julius Caesar, Cicero is widely considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists ...
Pro Tullio
... Pro Tullio (Latin for "On behalf of Tullius") is a partially preserved speech delivered by the Roman orator Cicero in 72 or 71 BC ... The speech was made on behalf of Cicero's client, Marcus Tullius, who claimed legal damages from his neighbor, Publius Fabius, on the basis that Fabius ...
Tullius
... Tullius was a Roman nomen ... Tully, especially as another name for Cicero, is an anglicized form now considered antiquated ... nomen are related by blood Cicero himself did not believe that he was descended from Servius Tullius, though at one point he referred to their shared gens ...
Titus Pullo (Rome Character) - Character History
... occupy Rome, and is withheld there by Servilia of the Junii, his lover and the mother of Marcus Junius Brutus ... Pullo kills Marcus Tullius Cicero himself ... strangely civil and amiable conversation before Cicero allows Pullo to kill him ...

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    The most evident difference between man and animals is this: the beast, in as much as it is largely motivated by the senses and with little perception of the past or future, lives only for the present. But man, because he is endowed with reason by which he is able to perceive relationships, sees the causes of things, understands the reciprocal nature of cause and effect, makes analogies, easily surveys the whole course of his life, and makes the necessary preparations for its conduct.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    More law, less justice.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history?
    —Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    This seems to be advanced as the surest basis for our belief in the existence of gods, that there is no race so uncivilized, no one in the world so barbarous that his mind has no inkling of a belief in gods.
    —Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    When trying a case [the famous judge] L. Cassius never failed to inquire “Who gained by it?” Man’s character is such that no one undertakes crimes without hope of gain.
    —Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)