Quintilian Quotes and its meanings

Quintilian has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Alone Art Dreams Experience Fear Food Future Hope Imagination Men Nature Teacher

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What does Quintilian write about?

Quintilian has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about alone, art, dreams, experience, fear, food, future, hope, imagination, men, nature & teacher. People always share Alone quotes, Art quotes, dreams, experience, fear, food, future, hope, imagination & men from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by Quintilian?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Quintilian.

  • Men, even when alone, lighten their labors by song, however rude it may be.
  • Forbidden pleasures alone are loved immoderately when lawful, they do not excite desire.
  • As regards parents, I should like to see them as highly educated as possible, and I do not restrict this remark to fathers alone.
  • The perfection of art is to conceal art.
  • Vain hopes are like certain dreams of those who wake.
  • In almost everything, experience is more valuable than precept.
  • Fear of the future is worse than one's present fortune.
  • Our minds are like our stomaches they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.
  • When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield.
  • To my mind the boy who gives least promise is one in whom the critical faculty develops in advance of the imagination.