The self has the characteristic that it is an object to itself, and that characteristic distinguishes it from other objects and from the body.
A multiple personality is in a certain sense normal.
The Games were created for the glorification of the individual champion.
If he is knocked out of the competition, he encourages his brothers with his words and presence.
For me sport was a religion… with religious sentiment.
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
Depression is rage spread thin.
Our cautious ancestors, when yawning, blocked the way to the entrance of evil spirits by putting their hands before their mouths. We find a reason for the gesture in the delicacy of manner which forbids an indecent exposure.
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.
Greatness, in the last analysis, is largely bravery – courage in escaping from old ideas and old standards and respectable ways of doing things.