A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.[Ein grosser Werth des Alterthums liegt darin, dass seine Schriften die einzigen sind, welche moderne Menschen noch genau lesen.]
There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last.
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds the most discoveries, is not “Eureka!” (I found it!) but ‘That’s funny…
Many a man fails to become a thinker for the sole reason that his memory is too good.[Mancher wird nur desshalb kein Denker, weil sein Gedächtniss zu gut ist.]
If God had not rested on Sunday He would have had time to finish the world properly.[Si Dios no hubiera descansado el domingo, habría tenido tiempo de terminar el mundo.]
A little health on and off is the best remedy for the invalid.[Etwas Gesundheit ab und zu ist das beste Heilmittel des Kranken.]