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Thought for the Day – August 22nd, 2013


“fundamenta justitiae, primum ut ne cui noceatur: deinde ut communi utilitati serviatur.”
Cicero, Marcus Tullius. De Officiis. Rome. 44 BC. Book 1, Section 31 (10)
SEE (LATIN): http://books.google.com/books?id=pSfKhvO-QJ0C
SEE (ENGLISH): http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A2007.01.0047%3Abook%3D1%3Asection%3D31
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cicero
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.tulliana.eu/home.php?LANG=E&PAG=H
WEB PRESENCE: http://sites.la.utexas.edu/cicero/
VARIANT: “For we may well be guided by those fundamental principles of justice which I laid down at the outset: first, that no harm be done to anyone; second, that the common interests be conserved.”