Quintilian Quotes (10 quotations)

1. A liar should have a good memory. - Quintilian

2. It is much easier to try one's hand at many things than to concentrate one's powers on one thing. - Quintilian

3. Nature herself has never attempted to effect great changes rapidly. - Quintilian

4. Nothing can be pleasing which is not also becoming. - Quintilian

5. Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetites. - Quintilian

6. That laugther costs too much which is purchased by the sacrifice of decency. - Quintilian

7. Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish. - Quintilian

8. Though ambition itself be a vice, yet it is often times the cause of virtues. - Quintilian

9. When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield. - Quintilian

10. When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield. - Quintilian

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