War is like love; it always finds a way.
A man who strains himself on the stage is bound, if he is any good, to strain all the people sitting in the stalls.
What happens to the hole when the cheese is gone?
The finest plans have always been spoiled by the littleness of them that should carry them out. Even emperors can't do it all by themselves.
What is the crime of robbing a bank compared with the crime of founding one.
Whenever there are great virtues, it's a sure sign something's wrong.
You can only help one of your luckless brothers by trampling down a dozen others.
You can't write poems about trees when the woods are full of policemen.
Youth is when you blame your troubles on your parents; maturity is when you learn that everything is the fault of the younger generation.
Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions.