Be entirely tolerant or not at all; follow the good path or the evil one. To stand at the crossroads requires more strength than you possess.
Experience is a good school, but the fees are high.
He only profits from praise who values criticism.
I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom.
Oh, what lies there are in kisses!
Ordinarily he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid.
Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is of course the miracle.
The music at a wedding procession always reminds me of the music of soldiers going into battle.
The Romans would never have found time to conquer the world if they had been obliged first to learn Latin.
The weather-cock on the church spire, though made of iron, would soon be broken by the storm-wind if it... did not understand the noble art of turning to every wind.
There are more fools in the world than there are people.
When books are burned in the end people will be burned too.