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Francois de La Noue Quotes


French general
(1531 - 1591)

The best teacher one can have is necessity.
[Necessity]
 

The bravery founded on hope of recompense, fear of punishment, experience of success, on rage, or on ignorance of danger, is but common bravery, and does not deserve the name. - True bravery proposes a just end; measures the dangers, and meets the result with calmness and unyielding decision.
[Bravery]