It is the character of a brave and resolute man not to be ruffled by adversity and not to desert his post. - Cicero

A perverse temper and fretful disposition will make any state of life whatsoever unhappy. - Cicero

All adverse and depressing influences can be overcome, not by fighting, but by rising above them. - Cicero

A man full of courage is also full of faith. - Cicero

I do not understand what the man who is happy wants in order to be happier. - Cicero

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself. - Cicero

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others. - Cicero

Courage is the virtue which champions the cause of right. - Cicero

Ask not what your country can do for you, but rather what you can do for your country. - Cicero

Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability. - Cicero

Inability to tell good from evil is the greatest worry of a man's life. - Cicero

No sane man will dance. - Cicero

A friend is a second self. - Cicero

As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind. - Cicero

Friendship makes prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it. - Cicero

The proof of a well-trained mind is that it rejoices in which is good and grieves at the opposite. - Cicero