When words leave off, music begins.
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
Sleep is good, death is better; but of course, the best thing would to have never been born at all.
Matrimony; the high sea for which no compass has yet been invented.
Like a great poet, Nature knows how to produce the greatest effects with the most limited means.
Whatever tears one may shed, in the end one always blows one's nose.
Ask me not what I have, but what I am.
Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings.
Experience is a good school. But the fees are high.
God will forgive me. It's his job.
I will not say that women have no character; rather, they have a new one every day.
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.
Music played at weddings always reminds me of the music played for soldiers before they go into battle.
When the heroes go off the stage, the clowns come on.
I have never seen an ass who talked like a human being, but I have met many human beings who talked like asses.
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