To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid.
Action and blood now get the game. Disdain treads on the peaceful name.
Our bravest and best lessons are not learned through success, but through misadventure
I have had fun being who I became, so to speak.
Women can't do everything at the same time, we need to understand milestones in our lives comes in segments.
Disgusting Serbs, get out!
The more extreme advocates from one side helped to validate the arguments of extremists on the other.
A taste for literature and a turn for business, united in the same person, never fails to make a great man.
I shall never shine 'til some animating occasion calls forth all my powers.
this wasted time i have found by constant experience to be as indispensable as sleep
In general, our generals were out generalled.
They shall not be expected to acknowledge us until we have acknowledged ourselves.
Property monopolized or in the possession of a few is a curse to mankind.
The true source of our sufferings has been our timidity.
Let the human mind loose. It must be loose. It will be loose. Superstition and dogmatism cannot confine it.
I read my eyes out and can't read half enough...the more one reads the more one sees we have to read.
The world grew cheap, as worlds must.
Seeing ourselves as others see us would probably confirm our worst suspicions about them.
I'd take the awe of understanding over the awe of ignorance any day
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
A ship is safe in the harbor, but that's not where safe belong.
Morale still seems reasonably high and, while the desertion rate has risen, it is still limited to those who can walk.
There is no error so monstrous that it fails to find defenders among the ablest men.
A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.
If god exists, I hope he has a good excuse.
A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer.
The greatest mistake I made was not to die in office.
Many, whose hearts are conquered by acute spite, roll out balanced tales from their own heart, which do not balance when you weigh words against deeds.
Not at all do I trust augurs, who enrich the ears of others, so that they can enrich their own homes with gold.