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If some people didn't tell you, you'd never know they'd been away on a vacation.

No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Egotist. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me.
Consul. In American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country.
I am not concerned that I am not known, I seek to be worthy to be known.
Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon or star.
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
To know is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
We take greater pains to persuade others we are happy than in trying to think so ourselves.
Have no friends not equal to yourself.
The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them.
The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.
It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
To love a thing means wanting it to live.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Hence to fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
When envoys are sent with compliments in their mouths, it is a sign that the enemy wishes for a truce.
The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
Silence is the true friend that never betrays.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
In a country well governed poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed wealth is something to be ashamed of.
A man who does not think and plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.
Study the past if you would divine the future.
Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true.
Men's second childhood begins when a woman gets a hold of him.
Poor little men, poor little cocks! As soon as they're old enough, they swell their plumage to be conquerors. If they only knew that it's enough to be just a little bit wounded and sad in order to obtain everything without fighting for it.
Men aren't the way they are because they want to drive women crazy; they've been trained to be that way for thousands of years. And that training makes it very difficult for men to be intimate.
We are franker towards others than towards ourselves.
And if your friend does evil to you, say to him, I forgive you for what you did to me, but how can I forgive you for what you did to yourself?
One must learn to love oneself with a wholesome and healthy love, so that one can bear to be with oneself and need not roam.
Men are what their mothers made them.
There must be some reason why a man must be convinced, while a woman must be persuaded.
Unlike femininity, relaxed masculinity is at bottom empty, a limp nullity. While the female body is full of internal potentiality, the male is internally barren. Manhood at the most basic level can be validated and expressed only in action.
What God wants are men great enough to be small enough to be used.
All men are two meters tall... give or take a meter.
One of the things being in politics has taught me is that men are not a reasoned or reasonable sex.
It is funny the two things most men are proudest of is the thing that any man can do and doing does in the same way, that is being drunk and being the father of their son.
Most men act so tough and strong on the outside because on the inside, we are scared, weak, and fragile. Men, not women, are the weaker sex.
Next to the striking of fire and the discovery of the wheel, the greatest triumph of what we call civilization was the domestication of the human male.
It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.
A little girl at the wedding afterwards asked her mother why the bride changed her mind. What do you mean? responded her mother. Well, she went down the aisle with one man, and came back with another.
It's not as great a day for the bride as she thinks. She's not marrying the best man.
No man means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.
When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half.
These impossible women! How they do get around us! The poet was right: Can't live with them, or without them.
A bachelor is a man who comes to work each morning from a different direction.
I dreamed of a wedding of elaborate elegance; a church filled with flowers and friends. I asked him what kind of wedding he wished for; he said one that would make me his wife.
Here's a toast to your new bride who has everything a girl could want in her life, except for good taste in men!
I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.
I belong to Bridegrooms Anonymous. Whenever I feel like getting married, they send over a lady in a housecoat and hair curlers to burn my toast for me.
Bride. A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
I want to be what I was when I wanted to be what I am now.
Realize what you really want. It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold.
Make sure you want it enough.
Men aren't necessities. They're luxuries.
If it's true that men are such beasts, this must account for the fact that most women are animal lovers.
No man flatters the woman he truly loves.
I always thought of losing my virginity as a career move.
Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain't got.
Men act and women appear. Men look at women. Women watch themselves being looked at.
Women have got to make the world safe for men since men have made it so darned unsafe for women.
If all men are born free, why is it that all women are born slaves?
Women like silent men. They think they're listening.
Well I guess Good men are just hard to find! Maybe they are all on one Boat! If I run across it, Imma hold'em hostage!
Silent men like still waters, are deep and dangerous.
The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything.
I love the male body, it's better designed than the male mind.
When a man is wrong and won't admit it, he always gets angry.
All societies on the verge of death are masculine. A society can survive with only one man; no society will survive a shortage of women.
Macho doesn't prove mucho.
I believe in compulsory cannibalism. If people were forced to eat what they killed, there would be no more wars.
Maintain peace with men, war with their vices.
Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.
Two things rob people of their peace of mind : work unfinished and work not yet begun.
The best way to end a war is not to begin it.
It must be peace without victory; only a peace between equals can last.
War, he sung, is toil and trouble; Honor but an empty bubble.
America is addicted to wars of distraction.
I do not know with what weapons World War 3 will be fought, but World War 4 will be fought with sticks and stones.
I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it.
Frankly, I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry.
Peace won by the compromise of principles is a short-lived achievement.
I would rather have peace in the world than be President.
Not peace at any price! Chains are worse than bayonets.
It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.
You either get tired fighting for peace, or you die.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.
One can always win a war, but how does one conquer peace?
The man who has gotten everything he wants is all in favor of peace and order.
If you wish for peace be ready for war.
If a man would live in peace he should be blind, deaf, and dumb.
The pacifist is as surely a traitor to his country and to humanity as is the most brutal wrongdoer.
You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil; buy it, by compromise with evil.
Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come.
Peace has its victories no less than war, but it doesn't have as many monuments to unveil.
I feel sure that coups d'?tat would go much better if there were seats, boxes, and stalls so that one could see what was happening and not miss anything.
More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginnings of all wars.
Hence that general is skilful in attack whose opponent does not know what to defend; and he is skilful in defense whose opponent does not know what to attack.
There are two things which will always be very difficult for a democratic nation: to start a war and to end it.
A self-respecting nation is ready for anything, including war, except for a renunciation of its option to make war.
As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have it's fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
War is the father of all things. But who is the mother?
As long as men still feel they are nothing without a call to duty, they will look for a place in the world where they find themselves excellent at something. One of those places is, and has always been, battle.
If you attack the establishment long enough and hard enough, they will make you a member of it.
We who in engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface the hidden tension that is already alive.
We are here, not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers.
I quietly declare war with the State, after my fashion, though I will still make use and get advantage of her as I can, as is usual in such cases.
Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one.
Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong.
You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.
Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die.
Oh, the brave Music of a distant drum!
If any question why we died, tell them, because our fathers lied.
The most persistent sound which reverberates through man's history is the beating of war drums.
How is the world ruled and led to war? Diplomats lie to journalists and believe these lies when they see them in print.
War: first, one hopes to win; then one expects the enemy to lose; then, one is satisfied that he too is suffering; in the end, one is surprised that everyone has lost.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Men are at war with each other because each man is at war with himself.
Wars are made to make debt.
The real trouble with war (modern war) is that it gives no one a chance to kill the right people.
Suppose they gave a war, and no one came?
The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.
In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.
The French complain of everything, and always.
Medicine is a collection of uncertain prescriptions, the results of which, taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and myself founded empires; but what foundation did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded an empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for Him.
I made all my generals out of mud.
The future destiny of the child is always the work of the mother.
A people which is able to say everything becomes able to do everything.
There are only two forces that unite men -- fear and interest.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.
Secrets travel fast in Paris.
I base my calculations on the expectation that luck will be against me
Once you have made up your mind, stick to it; there is no longer any 'if' or 'but'.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
There are no bad regiments; there are only bad colonels.
You must not fear death, my lads; defy him, and you drive him into the enemy's ranks.
It requires more courage to suffer than to die.

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