Cicero, Tusculan Disputations 5.117

“He who can talk to himself, will have no need of another’s conversation”.

qui secum loqui poterit, sermonem alterius non requiret

Marcus Tullius Cicero

So what does it mean that he was always so desperate for conversation?

One thought on “Cicero, Tusculan Disputations 5.117

  1. The reason Cicero had difficulty living in accordance with his philosophy is that (if I may contradict Rimbaud) I is not another.

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