A liar should have a good memory.Quintilian
It is much easier to try one's hand at many things than to concentrate one's powers on one thing.Quintilian
Nature herself has never attempted to effect great changes rapidly.Quintilian
Nothing can be pleasing which is not also becoming.Quintilian
Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetites.Quintilian
That laugther costs too much which is purchased by the sacrifice of decency.Quintilian
Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish.Quintilian
Though ambition itself be a vice, yet it is often times the cause of virtues.Quintilian
When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield.Quintilian
When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield.Quintilian
Beginnings are apt to be shadowy and so it is the beginnings of the great mother life, the sea.
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
It takes ten pounds of common sense to carry one pound of learning.