Quotes by Helmuth von Moltke

First weigh the considerations, then take the risks.

Helmuth von Moltke

Other Great Authors


Money is the opposite of the weather. Nobody talks about it, but everybody does something about it.

Rebecca Johnson

Sweet are the slumbers of the virtuous man.

Joseph Addison, Cato

If I were to begin life again, I should want it as it was. I would only open my eyes a little bit more.

Jules Renard

The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.

Charles Dudley Warner

Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.

Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire

Behind the phony tinsel of Hollywood lies the real tinsel.

Oscar Levant »

I don't think you have to teach people how to be human. I think you have to teach them how to stop being inhumane.

Eldridge Cleaver »

It is bad to be oppressed by a minority, but it is worse to be oppressed by a majority. For there is a reserve of latent power in the masses which, if it is called into play, the minority can seldom resist. But from the absolute will of an entire people there is no appeal, no redemption, no refuge but treason.

Lord Acton »