I both love and do not love; and am mad and not mad.
Homer and Hesiod have ascribed to the gods all things that are a shame and a disgrace among mortals, stealing and adulteries and deceiving on one another
But if cattle and horses or lions had hands, or were able to draw with their hands and do the work that men can do, horses would draw the forms of the gods like horses, and cattle like cattle, and they would make their bodies such as they each had themselves.
Bring water, bring wine, boy! Bring flowering garlands to me! Yes, bring them, so that I may try a bout with love
No human being will ever know the Truth, for even if they happen to say it by chance, they would not even known they had done so.
If he gets into any kind of trouble while he's in this program, the case against him is opened.
The man who has not anything to boast of but his illustrious ancestors is like a potato, the only good belonging to him is under ground
(June 18, 1581 - )
The air was soft, the stars so fine, the promise of every cobbled alley so great that I thought I was in a dream.