It is extremely difficult for a Jew to be converted, for how can he bring himself to believe in the divinity of - another Jew?
Ask me not what I have, but what I am.
I have never seen an ass who talked like a human being, but I have met many human beings who talked like asses.
I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom.
Woman is at once apple and serpent.
Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings.
Oh, what lies there are in kisses.
Music played at weddings always reminds me of the music played for soldiers before they go into battle.
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found the time to conquer the world.
He only profits from praise who values criticism.
Atheism is the last word of theism.
Sleep is good, death is better; but of course, the best thing would to have never been born at all.
Whatever tears one may shed, in the end one always blows one's nose.
Whenever books are burned, men also in the end are burned.
There are more fools in the world than there are people.
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.
I do not know if she was virtuous, but she was ugly, and with a woman that is half the battle.
Whether a revolution succeeds or fails people of great hearts will always be sacrificed to it.