Genuine victories, the sole conquests yielding no remorse, are those gained over ignorance
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform...
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
I hate and I love. Perhaps you ask why I do so. I do not...
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets.
Vengeance has no foresight
Ability is of little account without opportunity.
Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we...
Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone...
The French complain of everything, and always.
The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who...
Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.
A true man hates no one.
When firmness is sufficient, rashness is unnecessary.
Fashion condemns us to many follies; the greatest is to make ourselves its slave
Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life...
There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who...