and fraud, are in war the two cardinal virtues."
is the great scavenger of thought."
is the supreme drama of a completely mechanized society."
quickest way of ending a war is to lose it."
who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the
battlefield will think hard before starting a war."
is nothing so subject to the inconstancy of fortune as war."
is regarded as nothing but the continuation of politics by other means."
takes twenty years or more of peace to make a man; it takes only twenty
seconds of war to destroy him."
trying to die correctly, but it's very difficult, you know."
men think all men mortal, but themselves."
yields only to the conqueror. Never accept what can be gained by giving
in. You will be living off stolen goods, and your muscles will atrophy."
dream, therefore I exist."
often forgives the criminal; it never forgives the dreamer."
who sleeps half a day has won half a life."
the doctors consult, the patient dies."
are like fiddle strings, they must not be screwed too tight."
friend to all is a friend to none."
calmest husbands make the stormiest wives."
shortest answer is doing."
talk without thinking is to shoot without aiming."
the sword of rebellion is drawn, the sheath should be thrown away."
mob has many heads but no brains."
not of my debts unless you mean to pay them."
blind man will not thank you for a looking-glass."
that is born to be hanged shall never be drowned."
country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs."
makes friends and truth makes enemies."
without a friend is death without a witness."
a man deceives me once, shame on him; if he deceives me twice, shame on
nail that sticks up will be hammered down."
are many paths to the top of the mountain, but the view is always the
not use a hatchet to remove a fly from your friend's forehead."
all the thirty-six alternatives, running away is best."
is hope from the sea, but none from the grave."
the apple is ripe it will fall."
a mountain girl and you marry the whole mountain."
is a bridge. Cross over it, but build no house on it."
is better to sit down than to stand, it is better to lie down than to
sit, but death is the best of all."
your buttocks burn, you know you have done wrong."
wise man hears one word and understands two."
course of true love never did run smooth."