"No person was ever honored for what they received. Honor has been the reward for what they gave"
Charles de Gaulle
"To govern is always to choose among disadvantages"
Charles De Gaulle
"You have to be fast on your feet and adaptive or else a strategy is useless"
"Change begets change. Nothing propagates so fast"
"Competition is healthy ... but there is more to life than winning or we should nearly all be losers"
"The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall."
"Many will call me an adventurer - and that I am, only one of a different sort: one of those who risks his skin to prove his platitudes."
"If you tremble indignation at every injustice then you are a comrade of mine"
"I am not a liberator. They do not exist. The People liberate themselves."
"Let me say at the risk of seeming ridiculous that the true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love"
"Don't let yesterday use up too much of today"
"In a community all acts of individuals and of organizations are directly or indirectly interconnected and interdependent"
"An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general"
"Great souls have wills; feeble ones have only wishes"
"He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever"
"There is a great man who makes every man feel small. But the really great man is the man who makes every man feel great"
"Those who seek power for personal ends eventually run afoul of popular opinion"
"Big shots are little shots who kept shooting"
"Learn as though you would never be able to master it; Hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it"
"When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps"
"To put the world in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must cultivate our personal life; and to cultivate our personal life, we must first set our hearts right"
"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step"
"A superior man is one who is free from fear and anxieties"
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall"
"I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand"
"Forget about yourself and just think of your people. It's always the people who make things happen"
Cyrus H. K. Curtis
"There are two kinds of men who never amount to much - those who cannot do what they are told and those who can do nothing else"