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  • Non multa sed multum
    • Not many but much
  • Or who do not fit words to things, but seek irrelevant things which their words may fit.
    • Suggested to have been attributed by Montaigne
  • There is no one who would not rather appear to know than to be taught
  • Est quidem felicibus difficilis miseriarum vera aestimatio.
    • The prosperous can not easily form a right idea of misery.
    • Declamationes Maiores, IX, 6
  • First well, then quickly.

Marcus Cato ReferenceEdit

To which Cato does Quintilian refer in Book XII, Chapter i, 1 "Let the orator whom I propose to form, then, be such a one as is characterized by the definition of Marcus Cato, a good man skilled in speaking."?

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