Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Influential Quotes Part 1

"What does not destroy me makes me stronger" - Nietzsche

"We gather strength from sadness and from pain. Each time we die we learn to live again" - Unknown

"Nobody is stronger, nobody is weaker than someone who came back. There is nothing you can do to such a person because whatever you could do is less than what has already been done to him. We have already paid the price." - Elie Wiesel

"He who fights monsters should see to it that he himself does not become a monster, for as you gaze long into the abyss, the abyss also gazes back into you" - Nietzsche

"He who attacks must vanquish. He who defends must merely survive" -Master Khan

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall" -Confucius

"Throw your soldiers into positions whence there is no escape, and they will prefer death to flight. If they will face death, there is nothing they may not achieve" - Sun Tzu

"Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes" - Mahatma Gandhi

"In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in an clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth" - Mahatma Gandhi

"Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change" -Malcom X

"He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare,
And he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere" - Ali ibn-Abi-Talib

"Strength lies not in defense but in attack." - Adolf Hitler

"Never give in--never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy" - Winston Churchill

"I am ready to meet my maker, but whether my maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter" - Winston Churchill

"The lives of the best of us are spent in choosing between evils" - Junius

"All that any of us has to do in this world is his simple duty" - H.C. Trumbull

"To desire immortality is to desire the eternal perpetuation of a great mistake" - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Imagination rules the world" - Napoleon

"My one regret in life is that I am not someone else" - Woody Allen

"If you talk to God, you are praying; if God talks to you, you have schizophrenia" - Thomas Szasz

"Old soldiers never die, they just fade away"- Douglas MacArthur

"Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live" - Adolf Hitler

"Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate" - Thomas Jones

"The cruelest lies are often told in silence" - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime" - Ernest Hemingway

"Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last" - Marcus Aurelius

"A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him" - Winston Churchill

"Never let a man imagine that he can pursue a good end by evil means, without sinning against his own soul" - Robert Southey

"Man's chief enemy is his own unruly nature and the dark forces put up within him" - Ernest Jones

"There is no stronger bond of friendship than a mutual enemy" - Frankfort Moore

"One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good" - Jonathon Swift

"It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of war that can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on" - Sun Tzu

"No leader should put troops into the field merely to gratify his own spleen; no leader should fight a battle simply out of pique. But a kingdom that has once been destroyed can never come again into being; nor can the dead ever be brought back to life. Hence the enlightened leader is heedful, and the good leader full of caution" - Sun Tzu

"Become strong again in spirit, strong in will, strong in endurance, strong to bear all sacrifices" - Adolf Hitler

"Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver. The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver, the less he demands in slaughter" -Winston Churchill

"A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions" -Confucius

"Have no friends not equal to yourself" - Confucius

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