I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.
True love never has a happy ending, because there is no ending to true love.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
Through every generation of the human race there has been a constant war, a war with fear. Those who have the courage to conquer it are made free and those who are conquered by it are made to suffer until they have the courage to defeat it, or death takes them.
Without knowledge, skill cannot be focused. Without skill, strength cannot be brought to bear and without strength, knowledge may not be applied.
I would rather live a short life of glory than a long one of obscurity.
Bury my body and don’t build any monument. Keep my hands out so the people know the one who won the world had nothing in hand when he died.
In the end, when it’s over, all that matters is what you’ve done.
May God keep you away from the venom of the cobra, the teeth of the tiger, and the revenge of the Afghans.
The end and object of conquest is to avoid doing the same thing as the conquered.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.
How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens.