The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Genius is sorrow's child.