Soldiers usually win the battles and generals get the credit for them.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principals which direct them.
I may be accused or rashness, but not sluggishness.
An army marches on it’s stomach
True wisdom for a general is vigorous determination.
Ability is of little account without opportunity.
Men take only their needs into consideration, never their abilities.
Glory is fleeting,
but obscurity is forever.
The most insupportable of tyrannies is that of inferiors.
The only one who is wiser than anyone is everyone.
Who saves his country violates no law.
I made all my generals out of mud.
Topics: The Military
The young fulfill the revolutions that the old prepare.
Fashion condemns us to many follies; the greatest is to make ourselves its slave.
The true wealth of a state consists in the number of its inhabitants, in their toil and industry.
Un croquis vaut mieux qu
A people which is able to say everything becomes able to do everything.
Large legislative bodies resolve themselves into coteries, and coteries into jealousies.
You think you are too intelligent to believe in God.—I am not like you.—Not every one who wishes to be is an atheist.
A journalist is a grumbler, a censurer, a giver of advice, a regent of sovereigns, a tutor of nations. Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
Topics: News, Perception
Imagination rules the world.
No matter where you go, however far away, a part of me will be with you and a part of you, with me, will stay
But to see her was to love her, love but her, and love her forever
As for me, to love you alone, to make you happy, to do nothing which would contradict your wishes, this is my destiny and the meaning of my life.
Topics: Love, Romance
A Constitution should be short and obscure.
Do you know what amazes me more than anything else? The impotence of force to organize anything.
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