He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.