Quotes by Helmuth von Moltke

First weigh the considerations, then take the risks.

Helmuth von Moltke

Other Great Authors


There is no connection between the political ideas of our educated class and the deep places of the imagination.

Lionel Trilling, The Liberal Imagination 1950

When you're through changing, you're through.

Bruce Barton

The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity.

Lewis Grizzard

Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.

Sir John Denham

The superior man...does not set his mind either for anything, or against anything; what is right he will follow.

Confucius, The Confucian Analects

Perhaps a child who is fussed over gets a feeling of destiny, he thinks he is in the world for something important and it gives him drive and confidence.

Benjamin McLane Spock »

Our sweetest experiences of affection are meant to point us to that realm which is the real and endless home of the heart.

Henry Ward Beecher »