• Old age, especially an honored old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.

    Marcus Tullius Cicero, Cyrus R. Edmonds (1863). “Three Books of Offices; Or, Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an Essay on Old Age; Laelius, an Essay on Friendship; Paradoxes; Scipio's Dream; and Letter to Quintus on the Duties of a Magistrate. Literally Translated, with Notes, Designed to Exhibit a Comparative View of the Opinions of Cicero, and Those of Modern Moralists and Ethical Philosophers”, p.245
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