History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
When a government is dependent upon bankers for money, they and not the leaders of the government control the situation, since the hand that gives is above the hand that takes. Money has no motherland; financiers are without patriotism and without decency; their sole object is gain.
Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.
I know men and I tell you that Jesus Christ is no mere man. Between him and every other person in the world there is no possible term of comparison. Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and I founded empires. But on what did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded His empire upon love; and at this hour millions of people would die for Him.
Not one cent should be raised unless it is in accord with the law.
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit.
It is an approved maxim in war, never to do what the enemy wishes you to do, for this reason alone, that he desires it.
If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.
I want a situation without censorship, because I do not want to be responsible for whatever they may say.
I have made all the calculations; fate will do the rest.