"The man who has sufficient power over himself to wait until his nature has recovered its even balance is the truly wise man, but such beings are seldom met with."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Giacomo Casanova on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Giacomo Casanova on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Giacomo Casanova on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Giacomo Casanova on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Giacomo Casanova on Booker T. Washington
"The history of my life must begin by the earliest circumstance which my memory can evoke it will therefore commence when I had attained the age of eight years and four months."
"It is only necessary to have courage, for strength without self-confidence is useless."
"I am bound to add that the excess in too little has ever proved in me more dangerous than the excess in too much the last may cause indigestion, but the first causes death."
"Should I perchance still feel after my death, I would no longer have any doubt, but I would most certainly give the lie to anyone asserting before me that I was dead."
"Heart and head are the constituent parts of character temperament has almost nothing to do with it, and, therefore, character is dependent upon education, and is susceptible of being corrected and improved."