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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 Reference
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."?