Men in general are but great children.
Those who receive the most images into their memories have the most lively imaginations.
Ambition never is in a greater hurry that I; it merely keeps pace with circumstances and with my general way of thinking.
Society is impossible without inequality, inequality intolerable without a code of morality, and a code of morality unacceptable without religion.
As for moral courage, it is very rare, he said, to find that kind found at 2 o'clock in the morning; that is to say, courage in the face of the unexpected.
War is the business of barbarians.