There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Never was anything great achieved without danger.
It is double pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.
The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.
Politics have no relation to morals.