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Therefore God is one, if that which admits of so great power can be nothing else: and yet those who deem that there are many…
The prophets, who were very many, proclaim and declare the one God; for, being filled with the inspiration of the one God, they predicted things…
For they, the philosophers, were considered teachers of right living, which is far more excellent, since to speak well belongs only to a few, but…
For if God is a title of the highest power, He must be incorruptible, perfect, incapable of suffering, and subject to no other being; therefore…
Therefore, if the gods are immortal and eternal, what need is there of the other sex, when they themselves do not require succession, since they…
The poets, therefore, however much they adorned the gods in their poems, and amplified their exploits with the highest praises, yet very frequently confess that…
It is possible that Mount Olympus may have supplied the poets with the hint for saying that Jupiter obtained the kingdom of heaven, because Olympus…
But some one will say that this supreme Being, who made all things, and those also who conferred on men particular benefits, are entitled to…
But God, who is immortal, has no need of difference of sex, nor of succession.
For if the honour paid to Him is shared by others, He altogether ceases to be worshipped, since His religion requires us to believe that…
Nobody is poor unless he stand in need of justice.
Mars, when guilty of homicide, and set free from the charge of murder by the Athenians through favour, lest he should appear to be too…
But God, who is the Eternal Mind, is undoubtedly of excellence, complete and perfect in every part.
There is no one, who possesses intelligence and uses reflection, who does not understand that it is one Being who both created all things and…
Let us come to the philosophers, whose authority is of greater weight, and their judgment more to be relied on, because they are believed to…
Cicero, in his treatise concerning the Nature of the Gods, having said that three Jupiters were enumerated by theologians, adds that the third was of…
When their city was occupied by the Gauls, and the Romans, who were besieged in the Capitol, had made military engines from the hair of…
Memory tempers prosperity, mitigates adversity, controls youth, and delights old age.
Homer was able to give us no information relating to the truth, for he wrote of human rather than divine things.
Therefore let men withdraw themselves from errors; and laying aside corrupt superstitions, let them acknowledge their Father and Lord, whose excellence cannot be estimated, nor…
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