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Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

It requires more courage to suffer than to die

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Imagination rules the world

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Victory belongs to the most persevering

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

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

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Ability is of little account without opportunity

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of them

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

A leader is a dealer in hope

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

The French complain of everything, and always

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

If you want a thing done well, do it yourself

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Let France have good mothers, and she will have good sons

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of coloured ribbon

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

The human race is governed by its imagination

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon-shots

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

A true man hates no one

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

There are two levers for moving men ? interest and fear

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Impossible is a word only to be found in the dictionary of fools

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

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

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Medicine is a collection of uncertain prescriptions, the results of which, taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Let the path be open to talent

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Courage is like love; it must have hope to nourish it

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

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

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principals which direct them

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

The only victory over love is flight

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

A throne is only a bench covered with velvet

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

The best cure for the body is a quiet mind

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

It is the cause, not the death that makes the martyr

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Chance is the providence of adventurers

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

In politics, an absurdity is not a handicap

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

There are only two forces that unite men ? fear and interest

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

The most dangerous moment comes with victory

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

In politics? never retreat, never retract? never admit a mistake

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level of their mediocrity

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

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

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

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 contains

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

An order that can be misunderstood will be misunderstood

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon 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

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Public instruction should be the first object of government

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

I have only one counsel for you ? be master

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

The future destiny of the child is always the work of the mother

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Death is nothing; but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and the great welcome them out of vanity or need

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Public opinion is the thermometer a monarch should constantly consult

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

A people which is able to say everything becomes able to do everything

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

True heroism consists in being superior to the ills of life, in whatever shape they may challenge us to combat

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your tricks of war

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Character is victory organized

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

I made all my generals out of mud

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Ten persons who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

If you wish to be success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

My downfall raises me to infinite heights

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Great people are meteors designed to burn so that the earth may be lighted

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Vengeance has no foresight

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

When firmness is sufficient, rashness is unnecessary

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

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

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

The infectiousness of crime is like that of the plague

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Truth alone wounds

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

The greatest general is he who makes the fewest mistakes

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Do you know what amazes me more than anything else? The impotence of force to organize anything

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Medicines are only fit for old people

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

The only one who is wiser than anyone is everyone

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Greatness be nothing unless it be lasting

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Occupation is the scythe of time

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

The art of the police is not to see what it is useless that it should see

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Who saves his country violates no law

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

A man's palate can, in time, become accustomed to anything

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Music of all the arts has the most influence on the passions and the legislator should give it the greatest encouragement

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

The only King of France worthy of the name

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

When I want any, good head work done; I always choose a man, if possible with a long nose

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

I tell you Wellington is a bad general, the English are bad soldiers; we will settle this matter by lunch time

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Large legislative bodies resolve themselves into coteries, and coteries into jealousies

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon 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

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

In politics, an absurdity in public business is going into it

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

The best way to keep one's word is not to give it

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Incidents should not govern policy; but, policy incidents

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

You must not fear death, my lads; defy him, and you drive him into the enemy's ranks

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

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

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

There is no place in a fanatic's head where reason can enter

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Do you wish to find out the really sublime? Repeat the Lord's Prayer

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

Men are lead by trifles

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

The conscience is the sacred haven of the liberty of man

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

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

Napoléon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte

One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

People conquered on different sides of the lake should be ruled on different sides of the lake.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

Violence never settles anything

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

One arrow alone can be easily broken but many arrows are indestructible.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

Be of one mind and one faith, that you may conquer your enemies and lead long and happy lives.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

The pleasure and joy of man lies in treading down the rebel and conquering the enemy, in tearing him up by the root, in taking from him all that he has.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

There is no good in anything until it is finished.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

Even when a friend does something you do not like, he continues to be your friend.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

It is not sufficient that I succeed - all others must fail.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

A leader can never be happy until his people are happy.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

Come and sip from the cup of destruction.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

Remember, you have no companions but your shadow

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

All who surrender will be spared; whoever does not surrender but opposes with struggle and dissension, shall be annihilated.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

The strength of a wall is neither greater nor less than the courage of the men who defend it.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

Man's highest joy is in victory: to conquer one's enemies; to pursue them; to deprive them of their possessions; to make their beloved weep; to ride on their horses; and to embrace their wives and daughters.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

The greatest happiness is to vanquish your enemies, to chase them before you, to rob them of their wealth, to see those dear to them bathed in tears, to clasp to your bosom their wives and daughters.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

If you're afraid - don't do it, - if you're doing it - don't be afraid!? Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

A man's greatest joy is crushing his enemies.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

Conquering the world on horseback is easy; it is dismounting and governing that is hard.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

An action committed in anger is an action doomed to failure.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

There is no value in anything until it is finished.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

I am the punishment of God...If you had not committed great sins, God would not have sent a punishment like me upon you.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

The mastery of pride, which was something more difficult, he explained, to subdue than a wild lion. He warned them that, If you can't swallow your pride, you can't lead.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

When it was wet, we bore the wet together, when it was cold, we bore the cold together