Persuasion is often more effectual than force.
What is a committee? A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit, to do the unnecessary.
The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become.
Bourgeois society is infected by monomania the monomania of accounting. For it, the only thing that has value is what can be counted in francs and centimes. It never hesitates to sacrifice human life to figures which look well on paper, such as national budgets or industrial balance sheets.
Find out what whiskey he drinks and send all of my generals a case, if it will get the same results. – in reply to comments about General Grant’s drinking problems