” It is fitting that a liar should be a man of good memory. “


” God, that all-powerful Creator of nature and architect of the world, has impressed man with no character so proper to distinguish him from other animals, as by the faculty of speech. “


” To swear, except when necessary, is becoming to an honorable man. “


” For it would have been better that man should have been born dumb, nay, void of all reason, rather than that he should employ the gifts of Providence to the destruction of his neighbor. “



All 4 Quintilian Quotes about Man in picture


It is fitting that a liar should be a man of good memory.
God, that all-powerful Creator of nature and architect of the world, has impressed man with no character so proper to distinguish him from other animals, as by the faculty of speech.


To swear, except when necessary, is becoming to an honorable man.
For it would have been better that man should have been born dumb, nay, void of all reason, rather than that he should employ the gifts of Providence to the destruction of his neighbor.
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