Vain hopes are like certain dreams of those who wake.
Quote by Marcus Fabius Quintilian
Marcus Fabius Quintilian Quotes
We must form our minds by reading deep rather than wide.
We excuse our sloth under the pretext of difficulty.
Everything that has a beginning comes to an end.
While we are making up our minds as to when we shall begin. the opportunity...
A laugh, if purchased at the expense of propriety, costs too much.
Men, even when alone, lighten their labors by song, however rude it may be.
Fear of the future is worse than one's present fortune.
A laugh costs too much when bought at the expense of virtue.
Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish.
Where evil habits are once settled, they are more easily broken than mended.
The prosperous can not easily form a right idea of misery.
Whilst we deliberate how to begin a thing, it grows too late to begin it.
The pretended admission of a fault on our part creates an excellent impression.
God, that all-powerful Creator of nature and architect of the world, has impressed man with...
He who speaks evil only differs from his who does evil in that he lacks...
Though ambition in itself is a vice, yet it is often the parent of virtues.
It is fitting that a liar should be a man of good memory.
The perfection of art is to conceal art.
Those who work in a preconceived style, deliberately turning their backs on nature, miss the...
Creative without strategy is called 'art.' Creative with strategy is called 'advertising.'