Undoubtedly, Cicero’s words were a sound psychotherapeutic life principle.
I like what Rumi said in his “Masnawi:”
“You will certainly make mistakes unconsciously. At least don’t make them consciously.”
“See, I set before you today life and prosperity, death and destruction. 16 For I command you today to love the Lord your God, to walk in obedience to him, and to keep his commands, decrees and laws; then you will live and increase, and the Lord your God will bless you in the land you are entering to possess.” (Deuteronomy 30: 15,16)