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[159e] Well now, I went on; in learning, is facility the more honorable, or difficulty?


And facility in learning, I said, is learning quickly, and difficulty in learning is learning quietly and slowly?


And is it not more honorable to teach another quickly and forcibly, rather than quietly and slowly?


Well now, is it more honorable to be reminded and to remember quietly and slowly, or forcibly and quickly?

Forcibly, he replied, and quickly.

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