Qui stultis videri eruditi volunt, stulti eruditis videntur.
Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish.
Nihil est periculosius in hominibus mutata subito fortuna.Quintilian
We should not write so that it is possible for [the reader] to understand us, but so that it is impossible for him to misunderstand us.Quintilian
Nam in omnibus fere minus valent præcepta quam experimenta.Quintilian