Variant translation of Inventas aut qui vitam excoluere per artis : "It is of benefit to have improved life through discovered knowledge "; a paraphrase of this is inscribed on the Medicine and Physiology Nobel prize medals: Inventas vitam iuvat excoluisse per artes ("inventions enhance life which is beautified through art").
Variant translation: A poet must leave traces of his passage, not proofs. Only traces bring about dreams.rené char
All those against the revolution must disappear and quickly be executed. Variant: All those against the revolution, that insist on their position, must disappear and quickly be executed.ruhollah khomeini
[Variant:] "Please accept my resignation. I don’t care to belong to any club that will have me as a member".groucho marx
Variant: You are entitled to your own opinion, but you are not entitled to your own facts.Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Cf. Ovid , Fasti , IV, 311: The mind, conscious of rectitude, laughed to scorn the falsehood of report. Variant translations of mens sibi conscia recti (meaning "a good conscience"):virgil
Variant translation of Superanda omnis fortuna ferendo est :virgil
Variant translation: In questions of science the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.Galileo Galilei
Variant translations: Love does not rule; but it trains, and that is more.
Variant: In these days, a man who says a thing cannot be done is quite apt to be interrupted by some idiot doing it.elbert hubbard
Variant translations: Men willingly believe what they wish to be true.
Variant translation: Experiment is the mother of realities, removes our errors and solves our doubts [and by the same method of experiment] we are able to protect ourselves against the delusions and fables that some ancient cosmographers have left us in writing.
Often quoted as ‘The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church.’ Variant translation: As often as we are mown down by you, the more we grow in numbers; the blood of the Christians is the seed.
Variant translations: The fox knows many things; the hedgehog one great thing. The fox knows many tricks; the hedgehog one good one. The fox knows many tricks; and the hedgehog only one; but that is the best one of all.
Variant translation: Hence all those tears shed.
Homo sum: humani nihil a me alienum puto. Variant:
Variant translations: Time heals all wounds. Time assuages sorrow.
Variant translation: O Trojans, do not trust the horse. Be it what it may, I fear the Grecians even when they offer gifts.
Variant translation of Plurima mortis imago : "Death in a thousand shapes."
Variant translation: Somewhat aged; but his godship's old age was still fresh and green.
Variant translation: If I am unable to make the gods above relent, I shall move Hell.
People are given a false alternative: the choice between an unenlightened belief and an enlightened unbelief. Most intellectuals seem to pay homage to the second Variant.eugen drewermann
Another Variant extends the comparisons to incude Catholics and Protestants:martin niemöller
Not only is Fascism (and overt military rule) the probable destiny of all Communist societies especially when their populations are moved to revolt but Communism is in itself a Variant, the most successful Variant, of Fascism. Fascism with a human face.Susan Sontag
Democracy has nothing to do with freedom. Democracy is a soft Variant of communism, and rarely in the history of ideas has it been taken for anything else.