Ability is nothing without opportunity.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
Fashion condemns us to many follies; the greatest is to make ourselves its slave
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.
Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.
Religion is what keeps the poor man from murdering the rich
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life...
A man cannot become an atheist merely by wishing it.
Men take only their needs into consideration - never their abilities.
The act of policing is, in order to punish less often, to punish more severely.
There are only two forces that unite men - fear and interest.
The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.
If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.
The art of government is not to let me grow stale.
We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
An army marches on its stomach.
England is a nation of shopkeepers.
When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level...
The human race is governed by its imagination.