Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is of course the miracle.
Woman is at once apple and serpent.
I do not know if she was virtuous, but she was ugly, and with a woman that is half the battle.
Matrimony; the high sea for which no compass has yet been invented.
Whether a revolution succeeds or fails people of great hearts will always be sacrificed to it.
When the heroes go off the stage, the clowns come on.
I will not say that women have no character; rather, they have a new one every day.
Whenever books are burned, men also in the end are burned.
Human misery is too great for men to do without faith.
I have never seen an ass who talked like a human being, but I have met many human beings who talked like asses.