It requires more courage to suffer than to die.

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.

Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.

Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.

'I may lose land...but I never lose a minute.'

In politics, absurdity is not a handicap.

History is a set of lies agreed upon.

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.

Men will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.

The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.

[Medicine is] a collection of uncertain prescriptions the results of which, taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind.

Chief of the Army.

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.

The word impossible is not in my dictionary.

What a beautiful fix we are in now; peace has been declared.

Ability is of little account without opportunity.

If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.

History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.

A leader has the right to be beaten, but never the right to be surprised.

I must see her and press her to my heart. I love her to the point of madness, and I cannot continue to be separated from her. If she no longer loved me, I would have nothing left to do on earth.

Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.

To exraordinary circumstance we must apply extraordinary remedies.

Death is nothing, but to live defeated is to die every day.

It is the cause, not the death, that makes the martyr.

I can no longer obey; I have tasted command, and I cannot give it up.

One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.