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.


Quintilian

896

The gifts of nature are infinite in their variety, and mind differs from mind almost as much as body from body.


Quintilian

896

The perfection of art is to conceal art.


Quintilian

896

As regards parents, I should like to see them as highly educated as possible, and I do not restrict this remark to fathers alone.


Quintilian

896

Forbidden pleasures alone are loved immoderately when lawful, they do not excite desire.


Quintilian

896

Men, even when alone, lighten their labors by song, however rude it may be.


Quintilian

896

Men, even when alone, lighten their labors by song, however rude it may be.


Quintilian

896

To my mind the boy who gives least promise is one in whom the critical faculty develops in advance of the imagination.


Quintilian

896

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


Quintilian

896

Fear of the future is worse than one’s present fortune.


Quintilian

896

Our minds are like our stomaches they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.


Quintilian

896

Fear of the future is worse than one’s present fortune.


Quintilian

896

In almost everything, experience is more valuable than precept.


Quintilian

896

Vain hopes are like certain dreams of those who wake.


Quintilian

896

Fear of the future is worse than one’s present fortune.


Quintilian

896

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