"In almost everything, experience is more valuable than precept."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Quintilian on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Quintilian on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Quintilian on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Quintilian on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Quintilian on Mark Twain
"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."