The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.