"The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over nothing."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Herodotus on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Herodotus on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Herodotus on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Herodotus on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Herodotus on Booker T. Washington
"It is clear that not in one thing alone, but in many ways equality and freedom of speech are a good thing."
"He is the best man who, when making his plans, fears and reflects on everything that can happen to him, but in the moment of action is bold."
"Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change."
"Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men."
"Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before."