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Facts about Quintilian
SummaryQuintilian was a famous Educator from Rome, who lived between and 95 AC.
Our collection contains 38 quotes who is written / told by Quintilian, under the main topic Food.
Famous quotes by Quintilian (38)
"Men, even when alone, lighten their labors by song, however rude it may be"
"He who speaks evil only differs from his who does evil in that he lacks opportunity"
"Consequently the student who is devoid of talent will derive no more profit from this work than barren soil from a treatise on agriculture"
"Though ambition in itself is a vice, yet it is often the parent of virtues"
"Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish"
"It is much easier to try one's hand at many things than to concentrate one's powers on one thing"
"Our minds are like our stomaches; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetite"
"It seldom happens that a premature shoot of genius ever arrives at maturity"
"It is worth while too to warn the teacher that undue severity in correcting faults is liable at times to discourage a boy's mind from effort"
"It is the nurse that the child first hears, and her words that he will first attempt to imitate"
"God, that all-powerful Creator of nature and architect of the world, has impressed man with no character so proper to distinguish him from other animals, as by the faculty of speech"
"The gifts of nature are infinite in their variety, and mind differs from mind almost as much as body from body"
"For it would have been better that man should have been born dumb, nay, void of all reason, rather than that he should employ the gifts of Providence to the destruction of his neighbor"
"While we are making up our minds as to when we shall begin. the opportunity is lost"
"Though ambition itself be a vice, yet it is often times the cause of virtues"
"The mind is exercised by the variety and multiplicity of the subject matter, while the character is moulded by the contemplation of virtue and vice"
"Forbidden pleasures alone are loved immoderately; when lawful, they do not excite desire"
"While we are examining into everything we sometimes find truth where we least expected it"
"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"
"As regards parents, I should like to see them as highly educated as possible, and I do not restrict this remark to fathers alone"