Cicero's Prophetic Warning in 55 B.C.

Discussion in 'Wall St. News' started by ByLoSellHi, Aug 28, 2009.

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  2. Its already too late
    We're fooked, laddy

  3. Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious (at least educated) people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
    John Adams
  4. ipatent


    Julius Caesar became dictator 11 years later (44 BC), ending the Roman Republic.
  5. Relax laddy, trust in Uncle Ben, the world can keep printing money to Infinity!

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  6. "The price good men pay for indifference to
    public affairs is to be ruled by evil men."
    - Plato

    "We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office."
    - Aesop
  7. Sick tune!!!
  8. aegis


    My boss, an internal auditor, has that quote framed and hanging on the wall behind his desk.

    The Roman empire came to its demise several years later, so perhaps we have some time left.
  9. Cicero is an interesting character. For all the humanism and realism in some of his writings, he also had people executed people without trial. When faced with his own version of McCarthyism, he didn't stand up to be counted, he folded and pled allegiance.
  10. 99 people in 100 don't have the balls to stand up for their convictions once the heat is on

    #10     Aug 29, 2009