Through me you pass into the city of woe:Through me you pass into eternal pain:Through me among the people lost for aye.Justice the founder of my fabric moved:To rear me was the task of power divine,Supremest wisdom, and primeval love.Before me things cr
note: this was supposedly quoted by J. Robert Oppenheimer on July 16, 1945 when the first atomic bomb was tested
The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.
All hope abandon, ye who enter here
Consider your origin you were not born to live like brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
Avarice, envy, pride,Three fatal sparks, have set the hearts of allOn Fire.
For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act
The secret of getting things done is to act!
There is no greater sorrow Than to be mindful of the happy time In misery.
The experience of this sweet life. L'esperienza de questa dolce vita.
There's not the least thing can be said or done, but people will talk and find fault.
Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master; thus your art must be, as it were, God's grandchild.
O conscience, upright and stainless, how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!
The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come.
I love to doubt as well as know.