Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes & Wallpapers

Napoleon Bonaparte
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A true master of politics is able to calculate, down to the smallest fraction, the advantages to which he may put his very faults. Napoleon Bonaparte

The sovereignty of the people is inalienable. Napoleon Bonaparte

I like honest men of all colors. Napoleon Bonaparte

Public esteem is the recompense of honest men. Napoleon Bonaparte

They are the carrion birds of humanity...[speaking of the Jews] are a state within a state. They are certainly not real citizens...The evils of Jews do not stem from individuals but from the fundamental nature of these people. Napoleon Bonaparte

You can do anything with bayonets except sit on them Napoleon Bonaparte

As for myself, I do not believe that such a person as Jesus Christ ever existed; but as the people are inclined to superstition, it is proper not to oppose them. Napoleon Bonaparte

All the scholastic scaffolding falls, as a ruined edifice, before a single word: faith. Napoleon Bonaparte

What are the conditions that make for the superiority of an army? Its internal organization, military habits in officers and men, the confidence of each in themselves; that is to say, bravery, patience, and all that is contained in the idea of moral means. Napoleon Bonaparte

Even when I am gone, I shall remain in people's minds the star of their rights, my name will be the war cry of their efforts, the motto of their hopes. Napoleon Bonaparte

The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind. Napoleon Bonaparte

A throne is only a bench covered with velvet. Napoleon Bonaparte

It requires more courage to suffer than to die. Napoleon Bonaparte

If you want a thing done well, do it yourself. Napoleon Bonaparte

A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights. Napoleon Bonaparte

An army marches on its stomach. Napoleon Bonaparte

It is the cause, not the death, that makes the martyr. Napoleon Bonaparte

England is a nation of shopkeepers. Napoleon Bonaparte

The infectiousness of crime is like that of the plague. Napoleon Bonaparte

Immortality is the best recollection one leaves. Napoleon Bonaparte

The laws of circumstance are abolished by new circumstances. Napoleon Bonaparte

Incidents should not govern policy; but, policy incidents. Napoleon Bonaparte

Diplomacy is the police in grand costume. Napoleon Bonaparte

Paradise is a center whither the souls of all men are proceeding, each sect in its particular road. Napoleon Bonaparte

Prison, blood, death, create enthusiasts and martyrs, and bring forth courage and desperate resolution. Napoleon Bonaparte

Ability is noting without opportunity Napoleon Bonaparte

The fate of a battle is the result of a moment, of a thought: the hostile forces advance with various combinations, they attack each other and fight for a certain time; the critical moment arrives, a mental flash decides, and the least reserve accomplishes the object. Napoleon Bonaparte

I have made all the calculations; fate will do the rest. Napoleon Bonaparte

The only conquests that are permanent and leave no regrets are our conquests over ourselves. Napoleon Bonaparte

The Bible is no mere book, but a Living Creature, with a power that conquers all that oppose it. Napoleon Bonaparte

Moses has revealed the existence of God to his nation. Jesus Christ to the Roman world, Muhammad to the old continent... Napoleon Bonaparte

A fool is only troublesome, a pedant insupportable. Napoleon Bonaparte

He, who practices right, but in the hope of acquiring great renown, is very near to vice. Napoleon Bonaparte

In war, the moral is to the physical as three is to one. Napoleon Bonaparte

There is no Nation however small which had the right to set itself free, that has not rescued itself from the dishonour of obeying the Prince imposed by an enemy in the hour of victory. Napoleon Bonaparte

For today, we celebrate the first glorious anniversary of the Information Purification Directives. We have created, for the first time in all history, a garden of pure ideology. Where each worker may bloom secure from the pests of contradictory and confusing truths. Our Unification of Thought is more powerful a weapon than any fleet or army on earth. We are one people. With one will. One resolve. One cause. Our enemies shall talk themselves to death. And we will bury them with their own confusion. We shall prevail! Napoleon Bonaparte

You would make a ship sail against the winds and currents by lighting a bonfire under her decks? I have no time for such nonsense. Napoleon Bonaparte

It is cowardice to commit suicide. Napoleon Bonaparte

Victory is not always winning the battle...but rising every time you fall. Napoleon Bonaparte

If I had not been defeated in Acre against Jezzar Pasha of Turk. I would conquer all of the East Napoleon Bonaparte

In politics nothing is immutable. Events carry within them an invincible power. Napoleon Bonaparte

The division of labor, which has brought such perfection in mechanical industries, is altogether fatal when applied to productions of the mind. All work of the mind is superior in proportion as the mind that produces it is universal. Napoleon Bonaparte

My business is to succeed, and I'm good at it. I create my Iliad by my actions, create it day by day. Napoleon Bonaparte

The purely defensive is doomed to defeat. Napoleon Bonaparte

I have so often been mistaken that I no longer blush for it Napoleon Bonaparte

The secret of great battles consists in knowing how to deploy and concentrate at the right time. Napoleon Bonaparte

They may say what they like; everything is organized matter. The tree is the first link of the chain; man is the last. Men are young; the earth is old. Vegetable and animal chemistry are still in their infancy. Electricity, galvanism, - what discoveries in a few years! Napoleon Bonaparte

The World is not ruined by the wickedness of the wicked, but by the weakness of the good. Napoleon Bonaparte

From triumph to downfall there is but one step. I have noted that, in the most momentous occasions, mere nothings have always decided the outcome of the greatest events. Napoleon Bonaparte

All systems of morality are fine. The Gospel alone has exhibited a complete assemblage of the principles of morality divested of all absurdity. It is not composed, like your creed, of a few commonplace sentences put in bad verse. Do you wish to see that which is really sublime? Repeat the Lord's Prayer. Napoleon Bonaparte

Mankind are in the end always governed by superiority of intellectual faculties, and none are more sensible of this than the military profession. When, on my return from Italy, I assumed the dress of the Institute, and associated with men of science, I knew what I was doing: I was sure of not being misunderstood by the lowest drummer boy in the army. Napoleon Bonaparte

Generals are not to be too scrupulous. Napoleon Bonaparte

War,-the trade of barbarians! Napoleon Bonaparte

We are born, we live, we die among supernatural. Napoleon Bonaparte

There are so many laws that no one is safe from hanging. Napoleon Bonaparte

Against attempts on my life, I trust in my luck, my good genius, and my guards. Napoleon Bonaparte

Power is what they like - it is the greatest of all aphrodisiacs. Napoleon Bonaparte

Machiavelli is right: one always must live with one's friends with the idea that they may turn into one's enemies. He should have said, with everyone. Napoleon Bonaparte

My decision to destroy the authority of the blacks in Saint Domingue (Haiti) is not so much based on considerations of commerce and money, as on the need to block for ever the march of the blacks in the world. Napoleon Bonaparte

Those who failed to oppose me, who readily agreed with me and accepted all my views, were those who did me the most injury. Napoleon Bonaparte

In the last analysis, one must be a military man in order to govern. It is only with boot and spurs that one can govern a horse. Napoleon Bonaparte

This accession of territory affirms forever the power of the United States, and I have given England a maritime rival who sooner or later will humble her pride. Napoleon Bonaparte

Order marches with weighty and measured strides; disorder is always in a hurry. Napoleon Bonaparte

The men who have changed the universe have never accomplished it by changing officials but always by inspiring the people. Napoleon Bonaparte

Those who are free from common prejudices acquire others. Napoleon Bonaparte

The man fitted for affairs and authority never considers individuals, but things and their consequences. Napoleon Bonaparte

How many seemingly impossible things have been accomplished by resolute men because they had to do, or die. Napoleon Bonaparte

Simpletons talk of the past, wise men of the present, and fools of the future. Napoleon Bonaparte

It is only with prudence, sagacity, and much dexterity that great aims are accomplished, and all obstacles surmounted. Otherwise nothing is accomplished. Napoleon Bonaparte

All men of genius, and all those who have gained rank in the republic of letters, are brothers, whatever may be the land of their nativity. Napoleon Bonaparte



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