I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
If I had believed in a God of rewards and punishments, I might have lost...
A man cannot become an atheist merely by wishing it.
Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we...
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
In order to govern, the question is not to follow out a more or less...
Fashion condemns us to many follies; the greatest is to make ourselves its slave
The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.
High politic is only common sense applied to great things.
The human race is governed by its imagination.
Vengeance has no foresight
Courage is like love; it must have hope to nourish it.
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
Truth alone wounds.
The only conquests which are permanent and leave no regrets are our conquests over ourselves.
Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy.
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the...
In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
Respect the burden.
Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.
I have only one counsel for you - be master.