''Nothing is hard for lovers, no labor is difficult for those who wish it.''
''Honest speech does not seek secret places.''
''Keep always busy so that the devil will find you always engaged.''
''You make a virtue out of a necessity.''
''I gather roses from thorns, gold from the earth, the pearl from the oyster.''
''Among us, what is not allowed to women is equally not allowed to men.''
''May they perish who said what we said before we did.''
''The laws of Caesar are one thing, those of Christ, another. Papinianus judges one way, our Paul another.''
''Small minds cannot grasp great subjects.''
''He wants to treat everybody's eyes with the same drops.''
''My speech is too fast; my oration confused; love knows no order.''
''I praise wedlock, I praise marital union, but only because they produce me virgins.''
''The Roman world is in collapse but we do not bend our neck.''
''To the pure, all things are pure.''
''That rain is the best which falls steadily on the earth. A sudden and excessive downpour ruins the fields.''
''When I could not see the light with my blind eyes, I blamed not my eyes, but the sun.''