Who is marcus tullius cicero?

Famous quotes containing the words marcus tullius cicero, tullius cicero, marcus tullius, tullius and/or cicero:

    Oh the times! Oh the customs![O tempora! O mores!].
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    To whose gain? [Cui bono]
    —Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    The well-known old remark of Cato, who used to wonder how two soothsayers could look one another in the face without laughing.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    I believe that no characteristic is so distinctively human as the sense of indebtedness we feel, not necessarily for a favor received, but even for the slightest evidence of kindness; and there is nothing so boorish, savage, inhuman as to appear to be overwhelmed by a favor, let alone unworthy of it.
    —Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    The well-known old remark of Cato, who used to wonder how two soothsayers could look one another in the face without laughing.
    —Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)