The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
In politics, absurdity is not a handicap.
It requires more courage to suffer than to die.
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
Men will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
[Medicine is] a collection of uncertain prescriptions the results of which, taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
Death is nothing; but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
Death is nothing, but to live defeated is to die every day.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
A leader has the right to be beaten, but never the right to be surprised.
An army marches on its stomach.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
"I may lose land...but I never lose a minute."
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit.
In politics, an absurdity is not a handicap.
It is the cause, not the death, that makes the martyr.
To exraordinary circumstance we must apply extraordinary remedies.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Ability is of little account without opportunity.