Quotation Explorer - 'Quintilian'

When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield. - Quintilian
That laughter costs too much which is purchased by the sacrifice of decency. - Quintilian
A liar should have a good memory. - Quintilian
Nothing can be pleasing which is not also becoming. - Quintilian
The perfection of art is to conceal art. - Quintilian
Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetites. - Quintilian
Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish. - Quintilian
Nature herself has never attempted to effect great changes rapidly. - Quintilian
It is much easier to try one's hand at many things than to concentrate one's powers on one thing. - Quintilian
Though ambition itself be a vice, yet it is often times the cause of virtues. - Quintilian
When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield. - Quintilian
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