Cato the Elder

Cato the Elder Quotes and Sayings

Cato the Elder Roman orator & politician (234 BC - 149 BC)

Grasp the subject, the words will follow. ~Cato the Elder

We cannot control the evil tongues of others; but a good life enables us to disregard them. ~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. ~Cato the Elder