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
If you haven't forgiven yourself something, how can you forgive others
Americans become unhappy and vicious because their preoccupation with amassing possessions obliterates their loneliness. This is why production in America seems to be on such an endless upward spiral: every time we buy something we deepen our emotional deprivation and hence our need to buy something.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.