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Napoleon Bonaparte
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Audacity succeeds as often as it fails; in life it has an even chance. Napoleon Bonaparte

The superior man is never in anyone's way. Napoleon Bonaparte

There is nothing so imperious as feebleness which feels itself supported by force. Napoleon Bonaparte

In love the only safety is in flight. Napoleon Bonaparte

In politics, an absurdity is not an impediment. Napoleon Bonaparte

The most difficult art is not in the choice of men, but in giving to the men chosen the highest service of which they are capable. Napoleon Bonaparte

Obedience to public authority ought not to be based either on ignorance or stupidity. Napoleon Bonaparte

The art of war consists in being always able, even with an inferior army, to have stronger forces than the enemy at the point of attack or the point which is attacked. Napoleon Bonaparte

Nothing is so contrary to military rules as to make the strength of your army known, either in the orders of the day, in proclamations, or in the newspapers. Napoleon Bonaparte

My most splendid campaign was that of March 20; not a single shot was fired. Napoleon Bonaparte

Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and myself founded empires; but what foundation did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded an empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for Him. Napoleon Bonaparte

Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world. Napoleon Bonaparte

There is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed. Napoleon Bonaparte

A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon. Napoleon Bonaparte

In order to govern, the question is not to follow out a more or less valid theory but to build with whatever materials are at hand. The inevitable must be accepted and turned to advantage. Napoleon Bonaparte

I have seen only yoU, I have admired only yoU, I desire only You Napoleon Bonaparte

The most dangerous moment comes with victory. Napoleon Bonaparte

That man made me miss my destiny. Napoleon Bonaparte

The allies we gain by victory will turn against us upon the bare whisper of our defeat. Napoleon Bonaparte

It is exceptional and difficult to find in one man all the qualities necessary for a great general. Napoleon Bonaparte

Ordinary men died, men of iron were taken prisoner: I only brought back with me men of bronze. Napoleon Bonaparte

Greatness be nothing unless it be lasting. Napoleon Bonaparte

There are certain things in war of which the commander alone comprehends the importance. Nothing but his superior firmness and ability can subdue and surmount all difficulties. Napoleon Bonaparte

Where flowers degenerate man cannot live. Napoleon Bonaparte

Here, Gentlemen, a dog teaches us a lesson in humanity. Napoleon Bonaparte

Until then, mio dolce amor, a thousand kisses; but give me none in return, for they set my blood on fire. Napoleon Bonaparte

In war, as in politics, no evil - even if it is permissible under the rules - is excusable unless it is absolutely necessary. Everything beyond that is a crime. Napoleon Bonaparte

The basic principle that we must follow in directing the armies of the Republic is this: that they must feed themselves on war at the expense of the enemy territory. Napoleon Bonaparte

International incidents must not be allowed to shape foreign policy, foreign policy must shape the incidents. Napoleon Bonaparte

Europe is a molehill. All great empires and revolutions have been on the Orient; six hundred millions live there. Napoleon Bonaparte

A new-born Government must shine and astonish - the moment it loses its eclat it falls. Napoleon Bonaparte

A King should sacrifice the best affections of his heart for the good of his country; no sacrifice should be above his determination. Napoleon Bonaparte

A legislator must know how to take advantage of even the defects of those he wants to govern. The art consists in making others work rather than in wearing oneself out. Napoleon Bonaparte

Pure politics is merely the calculus of combinations and of chances. Napoleon Bonaparte

An order that can be misunderstood, will be misunderstood. Napoleon Bonaparte

A portion of the multitude must ever be coerced. Napoleon Bonaparte

We must serve the people worthily, and not occupy ourselves in trying to please them. The best way, to gain their affections is to do them good. Napoleon Bonaparte

Men are led by trifles. Napoleon Bonaparte

Occupation is the scythe of time. Napoleon Bonaparte

A people which is able to say everything becomes able to do everything. Napoleon Bonaparte

There is no class of people so hard to manage in a state, as those whose intentions are honest, but whose consciences are bewitched. Napoleon Bonaparte

The art of government is not to let me grow stale. Napoleon Bonaparte

A man does not have himself killed for a half-pence a day or for a petty distinction. You must speak to the soul in order to electrify him Napoleon Bonaparte

When people cease to complain, they cease to think. Napoleon Bonaparte

A man is known by his conduct to his wife, to his family, and to those under him. Napoleon Bonaparte

Men will risk their lives, even die for ribbons. Napoleon Bonaparte

In matters of government, justice means force as well as virtue. Napoleon Bonaparte

France has more need of me than I have need of France. Napoleon Bonaparte

Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent. Napoleon Bonaparte

Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets. Napoleon Bonaparte

Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them. Napoleon Bonaparte

When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one rank in my eyes. Napoleon Bonaparte

What is history but a fable agreed upon? Napoleon Bonaparte

The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better to abandon one's self to destiny. Napoleon Bonaparte

The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man. Napoleon Bonaparte

Respect the burden. Napoleon Bonaparte

In order not to be astonished at obtaining victories, one ought not to think only of defeats. Napoleon Bonaparte

A great people may be killed, but they cannot be intimidated. Napoleon Bonaparte

Parties weaken themselves by their fear of capable men. Napoleon Bonaparte

In war, groping tactics, half-way measures, lose everything. Napoleon Bonaparte

Cossacks are the best light troops among all that exist. If I had them in my army, I would go through all the world with them. Napoleon Bonaparte

We walk faster when we walk alone. Napoleon Bonaparte

Every private in the French army carries a Field Marshall wand in his knapsack. Napoleon Bonaparte

There is no real force without justice. Napoleon Bonaparte

How many really capable men are children more than once during the day! Napoleon Bonaparte

If obedience is the result of the instinct of the masses, revolt is the result of their thought. Napoleon Bonaparte

Every man who is worth thirty millions and is not wedded to them, is dangerous to the government. Napoleon Bonaparte

If I were an Englishman, I should esteem the man who advised a war with China to be the greatest living enemy of my country. You would be beaten in the end, and perhaps a revolution in India would follow. Napoleon Bonaparte

Un croquis vaut mieux qu Napoleon Bonaparte

Vengeance is without foresight. Napoleon Bonaparte



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