Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    

Difficulty attracts the man of character because it is in embracing it that he realizes himself.
By theme : Character   Men  

History does not teach fatalism. There are moments when the will of a handful of free men breaks through determinism and opens up new roads.
By theme : History   Politics  

To govern is always to choose among disadvantages.
By theme : Politics   Society  

The true statesman is the one who is willing to take risks.
By theme : Politics  

Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
By theme : Politics  

In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
By theme : Politics  

Old age is a shipwreck.
By theme : Old  

You`ll live. Only the best get killed.
By theme : Destiny   Life   Wit  

There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.
By theme : Behavior   Person   Relations  

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is surprised when others believe him.
By theme : Behavior   Politics  

No country without an atom bomb could properly consider itself independent.
By theme : Liberty   Politics  

No nation has friends, only interests.
By theme : Politics   State  

Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
By theme : Humor   Politics   Society   Wit  

Authority doesn`t work without prestige, or prestige without distance.
By theme : Behavior   Society   Wisdom  

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