Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Cato the Elder
Marcus Cato
Cato the Elder.
Born234 B.C.
Tusculum, Latium (now Frascati, Italy)
Died149 B.C.
Roman statesman and historian. Censor of Rome. Considered the instigator of the Third Punic War in which Rome destroyed Carthage.

The repository contains one quote from Cato the Elder.


After I am dead I would rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.