Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.
The two World Wars came in part, like much modern literature and art, because men, whose nature is to tire of everything in turn, tired of common sense and civilization.
The mere apprehension of a coming evil has put many into a situation of the utmost danger.
The gods conceal from men the happiness of death, that they may endure life.
Great fear is concealed under daring.
Nobody ever chooses the already unfortunate as objects of his loyal friendship.
Might was the measure of right.
The prosperous man is never sure that he is loved for himself.