A A good deed is like peeing in your pants. Everyone knows you did it, but only you can feel it’s warmth. is like peeing in your pants. Everyone knows you did it, but only you can feel it’s warmth.
Only the dead have seen the end of war.
All is fair in love and war
The society that separates its scholars from its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting by fools.
Love is a kind of warfare.
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
When men are inhuman, take care not to feel towards them as they do towards other humans.
I feel people will tend toward universal love and mutual aid like fire tending upward and water downwards
Quarreling over food and drink, having neither scruples nor shame, not knowing right from wrong, not trying to avoid death or injury, not fearful of greater strength or of greater numbers, greedily aware only of food and drink – such is the bravery of the dog and boar.
Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other an excess of courage.
I shall always be consistent and never change my ways so long as I am in my senses; but for the sake of precedent the Senate should beware of binding itself to support the acts of any man, since he might through some mischance suffer a change.
It is our attitude toward events, not events themselves, which we can control. Nothing is by its own nature calamitous — even death is terrible only if we fear it.