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To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child.

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Source Notes: Source: MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO, Orator, chapter 34, section 120.Cicero: Brutus, Orator, trans. H. M. Hubbell, p. 395 .This work appeared in 46 B.C. and is sometimes confused with his earlier De Oratore, which appeared in 55 B.C.

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Marcus Tullius Cicero (January 3, 106 BC - December 7, 43 BC) was an orator, statesman, political theorist, lawyer and philosopher of Ancient Rome. He is considered by many to be amongst the greatest of the Latin orators and prose writers.

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