The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.
Our determination to imitiate Christ should be such that we have no time for other matters.
It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.
Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.
In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king. In regione caecorum rex est luscus.
When I get a little money, I buy books. And if there is any left over, I buy food.
In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
They may attack me with an army of six hundred syllogisms; and if I do not recant, they will proclaim me a heretic
By burning Luther's books you may rid your bookshelves of him, but you will not rid men's minds of him
When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
The desire to write grows with writing.
Fortune favors the audacious
To know nothing is the happiest life
A man must hug, and dandle, and kistle, and play a hundred little tricks with his bed-fellow when he is disposed to make that use of her that nature designed her for
Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a pitch that there is nothing in the realm of nature, whether sacred or profane, out of which profit cannot be squeezed