Experience is a good school. But the fees are high.
He only profits from praise who values criticism.
The Bible is the great family chronicle of the Jews.
Communism possesses a language which every people can understand - its elements are hunger, envy, and death.
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.
Where words leave off, music begins.
In these times we fight for ideas and newspapers are our fortress.
The arrow belongs not to the archer when it has once left the bow; the word no longer belongs to the speaker when it has once passed his lips.
I live, which is the main point.
Ask me not what I have, but what I am.
Perfumes are the feelings of flowers.
There are more fools in the world than there are people.
Where books are burned, in the end, people will eventually burn too.
I do not know if she was virtuous, but she was ugly, and with a woman that is half the battle.
Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings.
Oh, what lies there are in kisses.
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.
I take pride in never being rude to anyone on this earth, which contains a great number of unbearable villains who set upon you to recount their sufferings and even recite their poems.
Matrimony; the high sea for which no compass has yet been invented.
There, where one burns books, one in the end burns men.
All I really want is enough to live on, a little house in the country... and a tree in the garden with seven of my enemies hanging in it.