Cato the Elder quotes

“Furthermore, I consider that Carthage must be destroyed.”

Cato the Elder Used as the conclusion to all his speeches.

“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

“We cannot control the evil tongues of others; but a good life enables us to disregard them.”

Cato the Elder