The best Quotes by Frederick the Great

The best Quotes by Frederick the Great

Frederick II (24 January 1712 - 17 August 1786) was King in Prussia from 1740 until 1772, and King of Prussia from 1772 until his death in 1786. His most significant accomplishments include his military successes in the Silesian wars, his reorganisation of the Prussian Army, the First Partition of Poland, and his patronage of the arts and the Enlightenment.

I am the first servant of my state.
The worst path one can choose is not choosing a path.
Dogs have all the good traits that people have, but not their flaws.
Few people think, but many want to rule.
Superstition is the child of fear, weakness and ignorance.
In the courts, the law shall speak and the rulers are to remain silent.
Educated people are easy to govern.
Experience is useless if you don't learn from it.
A crown is merely a hat that doesn't protect you from the rain.
Every blow to a weaker enemy takes pride from yourself.

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Berlin will live and the Wall will fall!
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Berlin - the greatest cultural extravaganza that one could imagine.
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You're crazy, child, you should go to Berlin.
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Today, in the world of freedom, the proudest boast is "Ich bin ein Berliner."
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People of the world - look at Berlin, where a wall came down, a continent came together, and history proved that there is no challenge too great for a world that stands as one.
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In the face of God, all people are from Berlin.
These days, space is less dangerous than the streets of Berlin.
It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
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Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
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It is our choices that makes us who we are, and we always have a choice to do what's right.
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A dog has no use for fancy cars, big homes, or designer clothes. A water logged stick will do just fine. A dog doesn't care if you're rich or poor, clever or dull, smart or dumb. Give him your heart and he'll give you his. How many people can you say that about? How many people can make you feel rare and pure and special? How many people can make you feel extraordinary?
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If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
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I am NOT telling you to be aggressive! I am telling you to stay in control. Be calm and assertive!
Cesar Millan (Rudelführer, Hundetrainer)
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People spend more time talking than thinking.
As I fear not a child with a weapon he cannot lift, I will never fear the mind of a man who does not think.
You do your best thinking when you're not thinking at all.
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In my experience, it is unwise to live one's life guessing after signs and portents.
Let's not be superstitious - it brings bad luck.
Superstition is a sign of a weak mind.
So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.
Matthew - 7,12
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Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
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In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics.
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Giving a child an education is by far one of the most important investments we can make.
It's wrong to think that an educational system could work without conveying values!
A dog is the greatest gift a parent can give a child. OK, a good education, then a dog.
Simba: "Ouh. Jeez, what was that for?"
Rafiki: "It doesn't matter, it's in the past."
Simba: "Yeah, but it still hurts."
Rafiki: "Oh yes, the past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it."
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Oh yes. The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it.
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I'm strong, because I've been weak.
I'm fearless, because I've been afraid.
I am wise, because I've been foolish.
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Crowns do queer things to the heads beneath them.
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You might be a king or a little street sweeper, but sooner or later you dance with the reaper.
Grim Reaper in Bill & Ted - Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
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A wise king never seeks out war, but he must always be ready for it.
Odin in Thor
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Remember, with great power. comes great responsibility!
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Strength lies in knowing oneself.
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No matter how the wind howls, the mountain cannot bow to it.
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I've had many enemies over the years. If there's one thing I've learned, it's never engage in a fight you're sure to lose. On the other hand, never let anyone who has insulted you get away with it. Bide your time and strike back when you're in a position of strength - even if you no longer need to strike back.
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The enemy of my enemy is my bro!
The more you move up in the world, the more enemies you make.

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