1. Victory belongs to the most persevering.
  2. Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
  3. The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.
  4. A leader is a dealer in hope.
  5. The greatest danger occurs at the moment of victory.
  6. He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat. 
  7. There are but two powers in the world, the sword and the mind. In the long run the sword is always beaten by the mind.
  8. Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
  9. In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
  10. Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in. 
  11. Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
  12. You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them. 
  13. The only victories which leave no regret are those which are gained over ignorance. 
  14. The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.
  15. The best way to keep one's word is not to give it. 
  16. A woman laughing is a woman conquered. 
  17. The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemies.
  18. Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent. 
  19. Throw off your worries when you throw off your clothes at night. 
  20. If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
  21. Circumstances-what are circumstances? I make circumstances. 
  22. Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing. 
  23. I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other.
  24. There are only two forces that unite men - fear and interest.
  25. Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues. 
  26. The only victory over love is flight.
  27. The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.
  28. The world suffers a lot. Not because of the violence of bad people. But because of the silence of the good people.
  29. Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
  30. A true man hates no one. 
  31. There is a joy in danger.
  32. A revolution is an idea, taken up by bayonets. 
  33. Put your iron hand in a velvet glove. 
  34. What is history but a fable agreed upon? 
  35. War is the business of barbarians. 
  36. To understand the man you have to know what was happening in the world when he was twenty.
  37. I am surrounded by priests who repeat incessantly that their kingdom is not of this world, and yet they lay hands on everything they can get. 
  38. Ordinarily men exercise their memory much more than their judgment.
  39. We frustrate many designs against us by pretending not to see them.
  40. There are so many laws that no one is safe from hanging. 
  41. Never depend on the multitude, full of instability and whims; always take precautions against it.
  42. It's the unconquerable soul of man, and not the nature of the weapon he uses, that ensures victory.