It requires ages to destroy a popular opinion
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous.' And God granted it.
It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent of human stupidity.
Once the people begin to reason, all is lost
Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, in human beings of whom they know nothing
Ice-cream is exquisite. What a pity it isn't illegal.
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.
The punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is good for nothing.
It is clear that the individual who persecutes a man, his brother, because he is not of the same opinion, is a monster.