If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found the time to conquer the world.
I will not say that women have no character; rather, they have a new one every day.
Music played at weddings always reminds me of the music played for soldiers before they go into battle.
The men of the past had convictions, the men of the present have only opinions.
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.
Wherever books are burnt, men, in the end, are also burnt.