John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) Pliny the Elder. (A.D. c. 23A.D. 79)
to his advice, began to criticise the leg; upon which Apelles, full of indignation, popped his head out and reminded him that a shoemaker should give no opinion beyond the shoes, 1 a piece of advice which has equally passed into a proverbial saying.
Natural History. Book xxxv. Sect. 84.
Quintilian. (A.D. c. 35A.D. c. 95) 8745
We give to necessity the praise of virtue. 2
Institutiones Oratoriæ. i. 8, 14. 8746
A liar should have a good memory. 3
Institutiones Oratoriæ. iv. 2, 91. 8747
Vain hopes are often like the dreams of those who wake. 4
Institutiones Oratoriæ. vi. 2, 30. 8748
Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish. 5
Institutiones Oratoriæ. x. 7, 21.
Juvenal. (fl. 1st to 2d cent. A.D.) 8749
No man ever became extremely wicked all at once. 6
Satire ii. 83. 8750
Grammarian, orator, geometrician; painter, gymnastic teacher, physician; fortune-teller, rope-dancer, conjuror,he knew everything. 7
Satire iii. 76. 8751
Nobility is the one only virtue. 8
Satire viii. 20.