The infectiousness of crime is like that of the plague.
There are only two forces that unite men -- fear and interest.
Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principals which direct them.
The most dangerous moment comes with victory.
In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
It requires more courage to suffer than to die.
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.
Let the path be open to talent.
You must not fear death, my lads; defy him, and you drive him into the enemy's ranks.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
I have only one counsel for you -- be master.
To be believed, make the truth unbelievable.
Men are ruled by toys.