Cato the Elder Quotes



Best Quotes by 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.”

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

Used as the conclusion to all his speeches. Quotes

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

Used as the conclusion to all his speeches.

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