I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep.
It is the beginning of the end
Since the masses are always eager to believe something, for their benefit nothing is so easy to arrange as facts.
There is one body that knows more than anybody, and that is everybody
A diplomat who says yes means maybe, a diplomat who says maybe means no, and a diplomat who says no is no diplomat.
She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure of fishing them out again
Love of glory can only create a great hero; contempt of glory creates a great man.
The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and pygmy in its proportions when it follows
Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.
War is much too serious a thing to be left to military men
I find that nonsense, at times, is singularly refreshing
In order to avoid being called a flirt, she always yielded easily
Mistrust first impulses; they are nearly always good.
The art of statesmanship is to foresee the inevitable and to expedite its occurrence.
This is worse than a crime, it's a blunder