Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.
It is dangerous to abandon oneself to the luxury of grief; it deprives one of courage, and even of the wish for recovery.
No really great man ever thought himself so.
No man is happy; he is at best fortunate.
Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
It is better to deserve without receiving than to receive without deserving.
We must take care that the forward movement does not degenerate into a headlong run. We must see to it that enthusiasm for the future does not give rise to contempt for the past.
History is the transformation of tumultuous conquerors into silent footnotes.
You cannot extend the mastery of government over the daily working life of people without at the same time making it the master of people's souls and thoughts.
This is my prediction for the future: Whatever hasn't happened will happen and no one will be safe from it.