Quintilian Quotes

Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Categories: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
forbidden-pleasures-alone-are-loved-immoderately-when-lawful-they-do-not-excite-desire
men-even-when-alone-lighten-their-labors-by-song-however-rude-it-may-be
the-perfection-of-art-is-to-conceal-art
in-almost-everything-experience-is-more-valuable-than-precept
fear-of-the-future-is-worse-than-ones-present-fortune
ambition-is-a-vice-but-it-may-be-the-father-of-virtue
it-is-the-nurse-that-the-child-first-hears-and-her-words-that-he-will-first-attempt-to-imitate
though-ambition-may-be-fault-in-itself-it-is-often-mother-virtues-quintilian
a-great-part-art-consists-in-imitation-for-whole-conduct-life-is-based-on-this-that-what-we-admire-in-others-we-want-to-do-ourselves-quintilian
without-natural-gifts-technical-rules-are-useless-quintilian
one-thing-however-i-must-premise-that-without-assistance-natural-capacity-rules-precepts-are-no-efficacy-quintilian
a-mediocre-speech-supported-by-all-power-delivery-will-be-more-impressive-than-best-speech-unaccompanied-by-such-power-quintilian
nothing-can-be-pleasing-which-is-not-also-becoming-quintilian
to-swear-except-when-necessary-is-becoming-to-honorable-manlat-in-totum-jurare-nisi-ubi-necesse-est-gravi-viro-parum-convenit-quintilian
a-liar-should-have-good-memory-quintilian
one-should-aim-not-at-being-possible-to-understand-but-at-being-impossible-to-misunderstand-quintilian
if-you-direct-your-whole-thought-to-work-itself-none-things-which-invade-eyes-ears-will-reach-mind-quintilian
when-defeat-is-inevitable-it-is-wisest-to-yield-quintilian
it-is-fitting-that-liar-should-be-man-good-memory-quintilian
the-obscurity-writer-is-generally-in-proportion-to-his-incapacity-quintilian
a-liar-ought-to-have-good-memory-quintilian
for-all-best-teachers-pride-themselves-on-having-large-number-pupils-think-themselves-worthy-bigger-audience-quintilian
too-exact-studious-similitude-rather-than-beautylat-nimis-in-veritate-et-similitudinis-quam-pulchritudinis-amantior-quintilian
slaughter-means-blood-ironlat-coedes-videtur-significare-sanguinem-et-ferrum-quintilian
a-liar-must-have-good-memory-mendacem-oportet-esse-memorem-quintilian
those-who-wish-to-appear-wise-among-fools-among-wise-seem-foolishlat-qui-stultis-videri-eruditi-volunt-stulti-eruditis-videntur-quintilian
the-mind-is-exercised-by-variety-multiplicity-subject-matter-while-character-is-moulded-by-contemplation-virtue-vice-quintilian
usage-is-best-language-teacher-quintilian
an-evilspeaker-differs-from-evildoer-only-in-want-opportunity-quintilian
it-is-heart-which-inspires-eloquence-quintilian
let-us-never-adopt-maxim-rather-lose-our-friend-than-our-jest-quintilian
that-which-offends-ear-will-not-easily-gain-admission-to-mind-quintilian
medicine-for-dead-is-too-late-quintilian
the-learned-understand-reason-art-unlearned-feel-pleasure-quintilian
whilst-we-deliberate-how-to-begin-thing-it-grows-too-late-to-begin-it
that-which-prematurely-arrives-at-perfection-soon-perishes
to-swear-except-when-necessary-is-becoming-to-honorable-man
the-pretended-admission-fault-on-our-part-creates-excellent-impression
those-who-wish-to-appear-wise-among-fools-among-wise-seem-foolish
a-laugh-if-purchased-at-expense-propriety-costs-too-much
he-who-speaks-evil-only-differs-from-his-who-does-evil-in-that-he-lacks-opportunity
we-excuse-our-sloth-under-pretext-difficulty
while-we-are-making-up-our-minds-as-to-when-we-shall-begin-opportunity-is-lost
everything-that-has-beginning-comes-to-end
while-we-are-examining-into-everything-we-sometimes-find-truth-where-we-least-expected-it
though-ambition-itself-be-vice-yet-it-is-often-times-cause-virtues
nature-herself-has-never-attempted-to-effect-great-changes-rapidly
it-seldom-happens-that-premature-shoot-genius-ever-arrives-at-maturity
consequently-student-who-is-devoid-talent-will-derive-no-more-profit-from-this-work-than-barren-soil-from-treatise-on-agriculture