I say you must not win an unjust case by oaths.
Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood.
I feel much freer now that I am certain the pope is the Antichrist.
Whatever fortune brings, don't be afraid of doing things.
One ought to have a good memory when he has told a lie.
Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.
You forget that the kingdom of heaven suffers violence: and the kingdom of heaven is like a woman.
It is frequently a misfortune to have very brilliant men in charge of affairs. They expect too much of ordinary men.
I say to mankind, Be not curious about God. For I, who am curious about each, am not curious about God - I hear and behold God in every object, yet understand God not in the least.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth when all the world is new to it.
Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties.
It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.
A clever man commits no minor blunders.
In fact, it is amazing how much European films - Italian, French, German and English - have recovered a certain territory of the audience in their countries over the last few years.
Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our gigantic intellects.
How delicious is pleasure after torment!
Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
I may neither choose who I would, nor refuse who I dislike; so is the will of a living daughter curbed by the will of a dead father.
War on the other hand is such a terrible thing, that no man, especially a Christian man, has the right to assume the responsibility of starting it.
An intellectual hatred is the worst.
Real love is the love that sometimes arises after sensual pleasure: if it does, it is immortal; the other kind inevitably goes stale, for it lies in mere fantasy.
In Hungary al native music is divided naturally into melody destined for song or melody for the dance.
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can enjoy life and have no fear from death.