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Napoleon Bonaparte
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It must be recognized that the real truths of history are hard to discover. Happily, for the most part, they are rather matters of curiosity than of real importance. 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

The most desirable quality in a soldier is constancy in the support of fatigue; valor is only secondary. Napoleon Bonaparte

You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war. Napoleon Bonaparte

Victory belongs to the most persevering. Napoleon Bonaparte

Society cannot exist without inequality of fortunes and the inequality of fortunes could not subsist without religion. Whenever a half-starved person is near another who is glutted, it is impossible to reconcile the difference if there is not an authority who tells him to. Napoleon Bonaparte

Victory and disaster establish indestructible bonds between armies and their commanders. Napoleon Bonaparte

Insubordination may only be the evidence of a strong mind. Napoleon Bonaparte

In war, men are nothing, one man is everything. Napoleon Bonaparte

I would believe any religion that could prove it had existed since the beginning of the world. But when I see Socrates, Plato, Moses, and Mohammed I do not think there is such a one. All religions owe their origin to man. Napoleon Bonaparte

Strong coffee, much strong coffee, is what awakens me. Coffee gives me warmth, waking, an unusual force and a pain that is not without very great pleasure. Napoleon Bonaparte

What is a throne? - a bit of wood gilded and covered in velvet. I am the state- I alone am here the representative of the people. Even if I had done wrong you should not have reproached me in public - people wash their dirty linen at home. France has more need of me than I of France. Napoleon Bonaparte

The Mohammedan religion is the finest of all Napoleon Bonaparte

Muhammad was a prince; he rallied his compatriots around him. In a few years, the Muslims conquered half of the world. They plucked more souls from false gods, knocked down more idols, razed more pagan temples in fifteen years than the followers of Moses and Jesus did in fifteen centuries. Muhammad was a great man. He would indeed have been a god, if the revolution that he had performed had not been prepared by the circumstances. Napoleon Bonaparte

A cowardly act! What do I care about that? You may be sure that I should never fear to commit one if it were to my advantage. Napoleon Bonaparte

The conscience is the sacred haven of the liberty of man. Napoleon Bonaparte

In war there is but one favorable moment; the great art is to seize it! Napoleon Bonaparte

Space we can recover; time never. Napoleon Bonaparte

Read over and over again the campaigns of Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar, Gustavus, Turenne, Eugene and Frederic. ... This is the only way to become a great general and master the secrets of the art of war. Napoleon Bonaparte

If you wage war, do it energetically and with severity. This is the only way to make it shorter and consequently less inhuman. Napoleon Bonaparte

It should not be believed that a march of three or four days in the wrong direction can be corrected by a countermarch. As a rule, this is to make two mistakes instead of one. Napoleon Bonaparte

It is the business of cavalry to follow up the victory, and to prevent the beaten army from rallying. Napoleon Bonaparte

In war, the moral element and public opinion are half the battle. Napoleon Bonaparte

Unity of command is essential to the economy of time. Warfare in the field was like a siege: by directing all one's force to a single point a breach might be made, and the equilibrium of opposition destroyed. Napoleon Bonaparte

I have destroyed the enemy merely by marches. Napoleon Bonaparte

My enemies make appointments at my tomb. Napoleon Bonaparte

The worse the troops the greater the need of artillery. Napoleon Bonaparte

Revolutions are good times for soldiers of talent and courage. Napoleon Bonaparte

It is easier to brave and threaten, than to conquer an enemy. Napoleon Bonaparte

Good and decent people must be protected and persuaded by gentle means, but the rabble must be led by terror. Napoleon Bonaparte

A man made for public life and authority never takes account of personalities; he only takes account of things, of their weight and their conseqences. Napoleon Bonaparte

Passions change, politics are immutable. Napoleon Bonaparte

Nothing is more arrogant than the weakness which feels itself supported by power. Napoleon Bonaparte

The first method is that of a schemer and leads only to mediocre results; the other method is the path of genius and changes the face of the world. Napoleon Bonaparte

Force is the law of animals, men are ruled by conviction. Napoleon Bonaparte

A magistrate is not a father; he must be just and severe. Only tyrants are fathers. Napoleon Bonaparte

When Monarchs abuse the rights with which they have been invested by the confidence of the people, and bring down upon their heads the calamity of war, the people have the right to withdraw their allegiance. Napoleon Bonaparte

A man is not dependent upon his fellow creature, when he does not fear death. Napoleon Bonaparte

Better to have an open enemy, than hidden friends. Napoleon Bonaparte

The life of a citizen is the property of his country. Napoleon Bonaparte

So you think the police foresees and knows everything. The police invents more than it discovers. Napoleon Bonaparte

Time is the great art of man. Napoleon Bonaparte

Be successful! I judge men only by the results of their actions. 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

I closed the gulf of anarchy and brought order out of chaos. I rewarded merit regardless of birth or wealth, wherever I found it. I abolished feudalism and restored equality to all regardless of religion and before the law. I fought the decrepit monarchies of the Old Regime because the alternative was the destruction of all this. I purified the Revolution. Napoleon Bonaparte

Character is victory organized. Napoleon Bonaparte

The contagion of crime is like that of the plague. Criminals collected together corrupt each other. They are worse than ever when, at the termination of their punishment, they return to society. Napoleon Bonaparte

An urgent missive sent to Josephine Home in three days. Don't wash. Napoleon Bonaparte

The friendship of a great man is a favor of the gods. Napoleon Bonaparte

Mankind's worst enemy is fear of work Napoleon Bonaparte

The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those chosen to attain their full worth. Napoleon Bonaparte

My mind is a chest of drawers. When I wish to deal with a subject, I shut all the drawers but the one in which the subject is to be found. When I am wearied, I shut all the drawers and go to sleep. Napoleon Bonaparte

I want the whole of Europe to have one currency; it will make trading much easier. Napoleon Bonaparte

Six hours' sleep for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool, Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Why and how are words so important that they cannot be too often used. Napoleon Bonaparte

In politics stupidity is not a handicap. Napoleon Bonaparte

He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander. Napoleon Bonaparte

Music is the voice that tells us that the human race is greater than it knows. Napoleon Bonaparte

The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means. Napoleon Bonaparte

The French complain of everything, and always. Napoleon Bonaparte

Each state claims the right to control interests foreign to itself when those interests are such that it can control them without putting its own interests in danger. other powers only recognize this right of intervening in proportion as the country doing it has the power to do it. Napoleon Bonaparte

The greater the man, the less is he opinionative, he depends upon events and circumstances. Napoleon Bonaparte

It is neither holy, Roman or an empire. Napoleon Bonaparte

In order that a people may be free, it is necessary that the governed be sages, and those who govern, gods. Napoleon Bonaparte

True heroism consists in rising superior to misfortune. Napoleon Bonaparte

Men are never attached to you by favours. Napoleon Bonaparte

Not one cent should be raised unless it is in accord with the law. Napoleon Bonaparte

In my youth I, too, entertained some illusions; but I soon recovered from them. Napoleon Bonaparte

Arabia was idolatrous when, six centuries after Jesus, Muhammad introduced the worship of the God of Abraham, of Ishmael, of Moses, and Jesus. The Ariyans and some other sects had disturbed the tranquility of the east by agitating the question of the nature of the Father, the son, and the Holy Ghost. Muhammad declared that there was none but one God who had no father, no son and that the trinity imported the idea of idolatry... Napoleon Bonaparte

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