Marcus Tullius Cicero quote about wisdom from On Duties (44 BC) - For the function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil; whereas, inasmuch as all things morally wrong are evil, trickery prefers the evil to the good.
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For the function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil; whereas, inasmuch as all things morally wrong are evil, trickery prefers the evil to the good.

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Marcus Tullius Cicero quote about wisdom from On Duties (44 BC) - For the function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil; whereas, inasmuch as all things morally wrong are evil, trickery prefers the evil to the good.
Marcus Tullius Cicero quote about wisdom from On Duties (44 BC) - For the function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil; whereas, inasmuch as all things morally wrong are evil, trickery prefers the evil to the good.
Marcus Tullius Cicero quote about wisdom from On Duties (44 BC) - For the function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil; whereas, inasmuch as all things morally wrong are evil, trickery prefers the evil to the good.
Marcus Tullius Cicero quote about wisdom from On Duties (44 BC) - For the function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil; whereas, inasmuch as all things morally wrong are evil, trickery prefers the evil to the good.