Cato Quotes

Most popular Cato Quotes

Borrow from yourself.
— Cato
Oft ill diseases spring from trivial pleasure.
— Cato
After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.
— Cato

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He approaches nearest to the gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right.
— Cato

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I prefer to strive in bravery with the bravest, rather than in wealth with the richest, or in greed with the greediest.
— Cato
I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue; a man approaches nearest to the gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right.
— Cato
Wise men profit more by fools, than fools by wise men; for a wise man avoids the faults of fools, but that fool would not imitate the good example of a wise man.