Woman is at once apple and serpent.
Whenever books are burned, men also in the end are burned.
Of course God will forgive me; that's His job.
In earlier religions the spirit of the time was expressed through the individual and confirmed by miracles. In modern religions the spirit is expressed through the many and confirmed by reason.
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.
Communism possesses a language which every people can understand - its elements are hunger, envy, and death.
When the heroes go off the stage, the clowns come on.
Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings.
Matrimony; the high sea for which no compass has yet been invented.
Music played at weddings always reminds me of the music played for soldiers before they go into battle.
Experience is a good school. But the fees are high.
You cannot feed the hungry on statistics.
Christ rode on an ass, but now asses ride on Christ.
The Wedding March always reminds me of the music played when soldiers go into battle.
Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by friction.
When words leave off, music begins.
Sleep is good, death is better; but of course, the best thing would to have never been born at all.
Whether a revolution succeeds or fails people of great hearts will always be sacrificed to it.
God will forgive me; that's his business.
I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom.
Atheism is the last word of theism.
I will not say that women have no character; rather, they have a new one every day.
I do not know if she was virtuous, but she was ugly, and with a woman that is half the battle.
I have never seen an ass who talked like a human being, but I have met many human beings who talked like asses.