History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the...
Time is the great art of man.
I am the successor, not of Louis XVI, but of Charlemagne.
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree...
To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
Music, of all the liberal arts, has the greatest influence over the passions, and it...
He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life...
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.
Ability is of little account without opportunity.
There are times when a battle decides everything, and there are times when the most...
In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.
The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second...
France has more need of me than I have need of France.
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all...
Public opinion is the thermometer a monarch should constantly consult.