|Cicero, Marcus Tullius, 106-43 B.C., Roman consul, orator and writer. His writings are regarded as as a model of Latin prose.
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From the souvenir book of the 15th IVU World Vegetarian Congress, India, 1957 (uncorroborated):
CICERO (106-43 B.C.) the greet Roman Orator and Statesman :
"Man is destined to a better occupation than that of pursuing and cutting the throat of dumb creatures."
" Nothing cruel is useful or expedient."