Napoleon Bonaparte

French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)

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A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.Rate it:
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.Rate it:
A leader has the right to be beaten, but never the right to be surprised.Rate it:
If you wish to be a sucess in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.Rate it:
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.Rate it:
Few really believe. The most only believe that they believe or even make believe.Rate it:
Men, in general, are but great children.Rate it:
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.Rate it:
Medicine is a collection of uncertain prescriptions the results of which, taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind.Rate it:
There are two levers for moving men interest and fear.Rate it:
The word impossible is not in my dictionary.Rate it:
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.Rate it:
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping the common people quiet.Rate it:
The surest way to remain poor is to be honest.Rate it:
An army marches on its stomach.Rate it:
It requires more courage to suffer than to die.Rate it:
Victory belongs to the most persevering.Rate it:
Never awake me when you have good news to announce, because with good news nothing presses but when you have bad news, arouse me immediately, for then there is not an instant to be lost.Rate it:
There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.Rate it:
We must laugh at man, to avoid crying for him.Rate it:
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.Rate it:
Religion is what keeps the poor man from murdering the rich.Rate it:
What is history but a fable agreed upon.Rate it:
A people which is able to say everything becomes able to do everything.Rate it:
Ability is of little account without opportunity.Rate it:
Do you know what amazes me more than anything else? The impotence of force to organize anything.Rate it:
History is a set of lies agreed upon.Rate it:
I made all my generals out of mud.Rate it:
I tell you Wellington is a bad general, the English are bad soldiers; we will settle this matter by lunch time.Rate it:
In politics stupidity is not a handicap.Rate it:
In politics, absurdity is not a handicap.Rate it:
Incidents should not govern policy; but, policy incidents.Rate it:
Men will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.Rate it:
Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of them.Rate it:
The conscience is the sacred haven of the liberty of man.Rate it:
The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to embrace with your love the space around you, and all it containsRate it:
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit.Rate it:
[Medicine is] a collection of uncertain prescriptions the results of which, taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind.Rate it:

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