Marcus Tullius Cicero quote about uniqueness from On Duties - the more peculiarly his own a man's character is, the better it fits him.
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the more peculiarly his own a man's character is, the better it fits him.
 Marcus Tullius Cicero, On Duties (44 BC). copy citation

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Author Marcus Tullius Cicero
Source On Duties
Topic uniqueness character
Date 44 BC
Language English
Reference
Note Translated by Walter Miller
Weblink http://www.constitution.org/rom/de_officiis.htm

Context

“But Ajax, with the temper he is represented as having, would have chosen to meet death a thousand times rather that it is each man's duty to weigh well what are his own peculiar traits of character, to regulate these properly, and not to wish to try how another man's would suit him. For the more peculiarly his own a man's character is, the better it fits him. {114} Everyone, therefore, should make a proper estimate of his own natural ability and show himself a critical judge of his own merits and defects; in this respect we should not let actors display more practical wisdom than we have.” source

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