No one who has not been siezed by the merderous jaws of the viper can know its poison fangs.
What luck for rulers that men do not think.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
The great masses of the people... will more easily fall victims to a big lie than to a small one.
The great masses of the people... will more easily fall victims to a great lie than to a small one.
And I can fight only for something that I love, love only what I respect, and respect only what I at least know.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few.
By means of shrewd lies, unremittingly repeated, it is possible to make people believe that heaven is hell -- and hell heaven. The greater the lie, the more readily it will be believed.
...obstacles do not exist to be surrendered to, but only to be broken.
The stronger must dominate and not blend with the weaker, thus sacrificing his own greatness.
True genius is always inborn and never cultivated, let alone learned.
Brutality creates respect.