Quotes by Cassiodorus

Cassiodorus

Roman statesman

Alive from: 487-585

Category: Politics

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    But who looks for serious conduct at the public shows? A Cato never goes to the circus. Anything said there by the people as they celebrate should be deemed no injury. It is a place that protects excesses. Patient acceptance of their chatter is a proven glory of princes themselves.
    Source: Variae, Bk. 1, no. 27; p. 19
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    For the school of grammar has primacy: it is the fairest foundation of learning, the glorious mother of eloquence.
    Source: Variae, Bk. 9, no. 21; p. 122
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    For what is more glorious than music, which modulates the heavenly system with its sonorous sweetness, and binds together with its virtue the concord of nature which is scattered everywhere?
    Source: Variae, Bk. 2, no. 40; p. 38.
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