Marcus Tillius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC – 7 December 43 BC) was a ancient Roman statesman, orator, lawyer and philosopher, who served as Roman consul in the year 63 BC. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the Roman equestrian order, and is considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists.
Cicero's thoughts on society and family are still relevant today.
"What society does to its children, so will its children do to society."
- Rawson, E.: Cicero, a portrait (1975) p. 303
- Haskell, H.J.: This was Cicero (1964) pp. 300–01