Roman Wisdom, Quotes from Cicero

Cicero was a Roman statesman and philosopher who sought to defend optimal principles during the political crises that led to the establishment of the Roman Empire. Cicero is considered one of Rome’s greatest orators and prose stylists. Cicero’s influence on the Latin language was immense. He wrote more than three quarters of the Latin literature known during his lifetime, and it has been said that later prose was a reaction or a return to his style, not only in Latin but also in European languages.

Cicero

Cicerón-02-797x1024-removebg-preview

Marcus Tullius Cicero (3 January 106 BC – 7 December 43 BC) was a Roman statesman, lawyer, scholar, philosopher, writer and Academic skeptic, who tried to uphold optimate principles during the political crises that led to the establishment of the Roman Empire. His extensive writings include treatises on rhetoric, philosophy and politics. He is considered one of Rome’s greatest orators and prose stylists and the innovator of what became known as “Ciceronian rhetoric”.[ Cicero was educated in Rome and in Greece. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the Roman equestrian order, and served as consul in 63 BC.

Shopping Cart
Scroll to Top