I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.
A Constitution should be short and obscure.
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There is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed.
The French complain of everything, and always.
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
England is a nation of shopkeepers.
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A man cannot become an atheist merely by wishing it.
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A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
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Let the path be open to talent.
To do all that one is able to do, is to be a man; to...
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence.
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War is the business of barbarians
I am married to my business
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