Quotes by Count Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna

Behold, my son, with what little wisdom the world is ruled.

Count Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna

Other Great Authors

It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.

Blaise Pascal

One difference between French appeasement and American appeasement is that France pays ransom in cash and gets its hostages back while the United States pays ransom in arms and gets additional hostages taken.

William Safire

Often it does seem a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat.

Mark Twain

Always get married early in the morning. That way, if it doesn't work out, you haven't wasted a whole day.

Mickey Rooney

You are young, my son, and, as the years go by, time will change and even reverse many of your present opinions. Refrain therefore awhile from setting yourself up as a judge of the highest matters.


Life is a dead-end street.

Henry Louis Mencken »

Mediocrity does not see higher than itself. But talent instantly recognizes the genius.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle »

He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity's sun rise.

William Blake »