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Cato the Younger, formally Marcus Porcius Cato Uticensis NULL

Roman Politician and Statesman, follower of Stoic Philosophy

"The greatest comfort of any old age, and that which gives me the highest satisfaction, is the pleasing remembrance of the many benefits and friendly offices I have done to others."

"Some men are better served by their bitter-tongued enemies than by their sweet-smiling friends; because the former often tell the truth, the latter, never."