Quintilianus quotes

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

Quintilianus

“We excuse our sloth under the pretext of difficulty.”

Quintilianus

“We must form our minds by reading deep rather than wide.”

Quintilianus

“Whilst we deliberate how to begin a thing, it grows too late to begin it.”

Quintilianus