Ability is of little account without opportunity.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
I hate and I love. Perhaps you ask why I do so. I do not...
I must see her and press her to my heart. I love her to the...
Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.
The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree...
There are times when a battle decides everything, and there are times when the most...
The reason I beat the Austrians is, they did not known the value of five...
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets.
The bed has become a place of luxury to me! I would not exchange it...
Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.
Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.
Public opinion is the thermometer a monarch should constantly consult.
When firmness is sufficient, rashness is unnecessary.
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
As for me, to love you alone, to make you happy, to do nothing which...
He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.
There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who...
A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.
Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.