Quotes by Helmuth von Moltke

First weigh the considerations, then take the risks.

Helmuth von Moltke

Other Great Authors


This is, I say, the time for all good men not to go to the aid of their party, but to come to the aid of their country.

Eugene McCarthy

Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it.

Josh Billings

Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity.

Sigmund Freud

The greatest giver of alms is cowardice.

F. Nietzsche, The Wanderer and His Shadow

Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common-sense.

Helen Rowland

Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.

Jane Addams »

The big majority of Americans, who are comparatively well off, have developed an ability to have enclaves of people living in the greatest misery without almost noticing them.

Gunnar Myrdal »