昆蒂利亚努斯

    马库斯·法比尤斯·昆蒂利亚努斯是一位来自西班牙的罗马教育家和修辞学家,在中世纪的修辞学流派和文艺复兴时期的写作中被广泛提及。在英语翻译中,他通常被称为Quintilian,尽管Quintillian和Quinctilian的交替拼写偶尔会出现,后者在旧的文本中出现。

昆蒂利亚努斯(Quintilian)名言

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.

因为人类本来应该天生笨拙,无缘无故地出生,而不是应该利用普罗维登斯的恩赐摧毁邻居,这会更好.

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A laugh, if purchased at the expense of propriety, costs too much.

如果以牺牲礼节为代价而购买笑声,则代价会很高.

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The mind is exercised by the variety and multiplicity of the subject matter, while the character is moulded by the contemplation of virtue and vice.

主题的多样性和多样性使人的思想得以锻炼,而美德和罪恶的思想则使人的品格得以塑造.

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When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield.

当失败不可避免时,屈服是最明智的.

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Forbidden pleasures alone are loved immoderately; when lawful, they do not excite desire.

光是被禁止的享乐就被无情地爱着. 合法时,他们不会激发欲望.

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We excuse our sloth under the pretext of difficulty.

我们以困难为借口.

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Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish.

那些希望在愚人中显得聪明的人,看来是愚蠢的.

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A liar should have a good memory.

说谎者应该有良好的记忆力.

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