Marcus Tullius Cicero quote about wisdom from On Duties - 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.
 Marcus Tullius Cicero, On Duties (44 BC). copy citation

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

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