Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
I fear three newspapers more than a hundred thousand bayonets.
The best way to keep one’s word is not to give it.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Glory is fleeting,
but obscurity is forever.
- Elizabeth I of England British Monarch
- Christina, Queen of Sweden Swedish Monarch
- Akhenaten Egyptian Monarch
- Frederick II of Prussia Prussian Monarch
- Charles de Gaulle French Head of State
- Michel de Montaigne French Essayist
- Georges Bernanos French Author
- Catherine Deneuve French Actor
- Bernard of Clairvaux French Catholic Religious Leader
- Blaise Pascal French Philosopher, Scientist