War consisteth not in battle only, or the act of fighting; but in a tract of time, wherein the will to contend by battle is sufficiently known.
Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him.
From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives for ever; That dead men rise up never; That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.
Sudden glory is the passion which maketh those grimaces called laughter.
There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.
The right of nature… is the liberty each man hath to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature; that is to say, of his own life.
One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him.
He that is taken and put into prison or chains is not conquered, though overcome; for he is still an enemy.
Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.
Such truth, as opposeth no man’s profit, nor pleasure, is to all men welcome.