A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
The army is the true nobility of our country.
Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.
Providence is always on the side of the last reserve
Ability is of little account without opportunity.
The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.
With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything.
When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one...
When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level...
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all...
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who...
France has more need of me than I have need of France.
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
It is the cause and not the death that makes the martyr.
The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.
A picture is worth a thousand words.
There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.