It is fitting that a liar should be a man of good memory.
Quote by Marcus Fabius Quintilian
Marcus Fabius Quintilian Quotes
For comic writers charge Socrates with making the worse appear the better reason.
The prosperous can not easily form a right idea of misery.
In almost everything, experience is more valuable than precept.
While we are making up our minds as to when we shall begin. the opportunity...
Where evil habits are once settled, they are more easily broken than mended.
He who speaks evil only differs from his who does evil in that he lacks...
The pretended admission of a fault on our part creates an excellent impression.
A laugh, if purchased at the expense of propriety, costs too much.
Everything that has a beginning comes to an end.
The perfection of art is to conceal art.
We must form our minds by reading deep rather than wide.
Whilst we deliberate how to begin a thing, it grows too late to begin it.
That which prematurely arrives at perfection soon perishes.
To swear, except when necessary, is becoming to an honorable man.
Vain hopes are like certain dreams of those who wake.
For it would have been better that man should have been born dumb, nay, void...
We excuse our sloth under the pretext of difficulty.
Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish.
While we are examining into everything we sometimes find truth where we least expected it.
Men, even when alone, lighten their labors by song, however rude it may be.