Quotation by Marcus Tullius Cicero

Be sure that it is not you that is mortal, but only your body. For that man whom your outward form reveals is not yourself; the spirit is the true self, not that physical figure which can be pointed out by your finger.
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher, statesman. De re publica, VI, xxiv, 26.
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