Ambition is a vice, but it may be the father of virtue
Quote by Quintilian
Nature herself has never attempted to effect great changes rapidly.
Without natural gifts technical rules are useless.
To my mind the boy who gives least promise is one in whom the critical...
As regards parents, I should like to see them as highly educated as possible, and...
For the mind is all the easier to teach before it is set.
Consequently the student who is devoid of talent will derive no more profit from this...
Verse satire indeed is entirely our own.
It is much easier to try one's hand at many things than to concentrate one's...
When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield.
It is worth while too to warn the teacher that undue severity in correcting faults...
The mind is exercised by the variety and multiplicity of the subject matter, while the...
Though ambition itself be a vice, yet it is often times the cause of virtues.
That laughter costs too much, which is purchased by the sacrifice of decency
When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield.
A liar should have a good memory.
That laughter costs too much, which is purchased by the sacrifice of decency.
It is the nurse that the child first hears, and her words that he will...