What Have We Learned in 2,066 Years?

Marcus Tullius Cicero (January 3, 106 BC – December 7, 43 BC; sometimes anglicized as Tully), was a Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, political theorist, and Roman constitutionalist.

“The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed lest Rome become bankrupt.  People must again learn to work, instead of living on public assistance.”    Cicero – 55 BC

Evidently nothing…

(Thanks KN)

We knew it all along… history repeats itself. But how is it possible every lesson we needed to learn today, we already knew from ancient times?

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