That laughter costs too much, which is purchased by the sacrifice of decency
Quote by Quintilian
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A liar should have a good memory.
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Though ambition itself be a vice, yet it is often times the cause of virtues.
Without natural gifts technical rules are useless.
Verse satire indeed is entirely our own.
When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield.
For the mind is all the easier to teach before it is set.
To my mind the boy who gives least promise is one in whom the critical...
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Ambition is a vice, but it may be the father of virtue
When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield.
That laughter costs too much, which is purchased by the sacrifice of decency.
Consequently the student who is devoid of talent will derive no more profit from this...
It is worth while too to warn the teacher that undue severity in correcting faults...
Nature herself has never attempted to effect great changes rapidly.