A person lives by believing something, not by debating and arguing about many things.
No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in time of peace or ensure it victory in time of war.
Some days you tame the tiger. And some days the tiger has you for lunch.
We do not attach ourselves lastingly to anything that has not cost us care, labor, or longing.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty?
A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.
Forgetfulness is a form of freedom.
We owe respect to the living; to the dead we owe only truth.
People who drink to drown their sorrow should be told that sorrow knows how to swim.
Only those who want everything done for them are bored.