Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
An Army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Ability is of little account without opportunity.
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.
It is the cause, not the death, that makes the martyr.
Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and myself founded empires; but what foundation did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded an empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for Him.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your tricks of war.
When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level of their mediocrity.
The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.
Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of them.
Nothing is done while anything yet remains to be done.
We walk faster when we walk alone.
To have a right estimate of a man's character, we must see him in adversity.