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After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.
Fame
Cato The Elder

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An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
Anger
Cato The Elder

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Cessation of work is not accompanied by cessation of expenses.
Work
Cato The Elder

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Grasp the subject, the words will follow.
Speakers and Speaking
Cato The Elder

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I would much rather have men ask why I have no statue than why I have one.
Fame
Cato The Elder

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If you are ruled by mind you are a king; if by body, a slave.
Control
Cato The Elder

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It is a difficult matter to argue with the belly since it has no ears.
Food and Eating
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It is thus with farming, if you do one thing late, you will be late in all your work.
Farming and Farmers
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Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
Age and Aging
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Speech is the gift of all, but the thought of few.
Speech
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The best way to keep good acts in memory is to refresh them with new.
Variety
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Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.
Wisdom
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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun