What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.
If you think you can do it, you can.
Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
The dog that trots about finds a bone.
Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.
Know or listen to those who know.
Be gentle to all and stern with yourself.
Do not weep do not wax indignant. Understand.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
In modern war... you will die like a dog for no good reason.
The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.
They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.
I know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition, as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a method of settling international disputes.
Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war.
For a war to be just three conditions are necessary - public authority, just cause, right motive.
If you have a success you have it for the wrong reasons. If you become popular it is always because of the worst aspects of your work.