Quotation Explorer - 'Cato The Elder'

Grasp the subject, the words will follow. - Cato the Elder
Wise men profit more from fools than fools from wise men; for the wise men shun the mistakes of fools, but fools do not imitate the successes of the wise. - Cato the Elder
An orator is a good man who is skilled in speaking. - Cato the Elder
Anger so clouds the mind, that it cannot perceive the truth. - Cato the Elder
Tis sometimes the height of wisdom to feign stupidity. - Cato the Elder
We cannot control the evil tongues of others; but a good life enables us to disregard them. - Cato the Elder
I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue; he approaches nearest to gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right. - Cato the Elder
Even though work stops, expenses run on. - Cato the Elder
From lightest words sometimes the direst quarrel springs. - Cato the Elder
Lighter is the wound foreseen. - Cato the Elder
Patience is the greatest of all virtues. - Cato the Elder
After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one. - Cato the Elder
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