Wednesday, September 29, 2010
What we wish, we readily believe, and what we ourselves think, we imagine others think also.
Which death is preferably to every other? "The unexpected".
The die is cast.
As a rule, men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can.
Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.
Experience is the teacher of all things.
Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces.
I came, I saw, I conquered.
I had rather be first in a village than second at Rome.
I have lived long enough both in years and in accomplishments.
I have lived long enough to satisfy both nature and glory.
I love the name of honor, more than I fear death.
If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it.
In war, events of importance are the result of trivial causes.
It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life.
It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.
It is not these well-fed long-haired men that I fear, but the pale and the hungry-looking.
Men are nearly always willing to believe what they wish.
Men freely believe that which they desire.
Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true.
Men willingly believe what they wish.
No one is so brave that he is not disturbed by something unexpected.