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Begin to free yourself at once by doing all that is possible with the means you have, and as you proceed in this spirit the way will open for you to do more.
George Clemenceau
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America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization.
George Clemenceau
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War is a series of catastrophes that results in a victory.
George Clemenceau
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A collective tyrant, spread over the length and breadth of the land, is no more acceptable than a single tyrant ensconced on his throne.
George Clemenceau
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All that I know I learned after I was thirty.
George Clemenceau
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Georges Clemenceau
Everything I know I learned after I was thirty.
Georges Clemenceau
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Napoleon Bonaparte
The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Napoleon Bonaparte
I can no longer obey; I have tasted command, and I cannot give it up.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Georges Clemenceau
I don't know whether war is an interlude during peace, or peace an interlude during war.
Georges Clemenceau
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Georges Clemenceau
War is much too serious a matter to entrust to military men.
Georges Clemenceau
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Georges Clemenceau
It is easier to make war than to make peace.
Georges Clemenceau
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Napoleon Bonaparte
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Pierre Coubertin
Swifter, higher, stronger.
Pierre Coubertin
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Napoleon Bonaparte
A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Napoleon Bonaparte
The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Napoleon Bonaparte
Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Napoleon Bonaparte
I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Napoleon Bonaparte
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Napoleon Bonaparte
Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Napoleon Bonaparte
The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to embrace with your love the space around you, and all it contains
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Napoleon Bonaparte
When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one rank in my eyes.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Napoleon Bonaparte
In order to govern, the question is not to follow out a more or less valid theory but to build with whatever materials are at hand. The inevitable must be accepted and turned to advantage.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Napoleon Bonaparte
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Pierre Coubertin
A country can truly call itself sporting when the majority of its people feel a personal need for sport.
Pierre Coubertin
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A picture is worth a thousand words.
Roebalin Bustamante
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Napoleon Bonaparte
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Pierre Coubertin
The Olympic Spirit is neither the property of one race nor of one age.
Pierre Coubertin
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Napoleon Bonaparte
Ability is nothing without opportunity.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Pierre Coubertin
If he is knocked out of the competition, he encourages his brothers with his words and presence.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
The Olympic Movement gives the world an ideal which reckons with the reality of life, and includes a possibility to guide this reality toward the great Olympic Idea.
Pierre Coubertin
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