Cato Top 10 Quotes




10
From lightest words sometimes the direst quarrel springs.
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9
Buy not what you want, but what you have need of.
Cato (Quoted by Seneca the Elder in Controversiae)
8
Be firm or mild as the occasion may require.
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7
It is sometimes the height of wisdom to feign stupidity.
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6
If you are ruled by mind you are a king; if by body, a slave.
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5
An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
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4
Lighter is the wound foreseen.
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3
We cannot control the evil tongues of others; but a good life enables us to disregard them.
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2
Grasp the subject, the words will follow.
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1
Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.
Cato (Quoted in The Life of Cato the Elder by Plutarch)
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Cato Biography

Born: 234 BCE
Died: 149 BCE

Cato, also known as Cato the Elder was a ancient Roman statesman. He was famous during his time for being a soldier and an author.



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