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
To do all that one is able to do, is to be a man; to...
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
I made all my generals out of mud.
You must not fear death, my lads; defy him, and you drive him into the...
We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.
Respect the burden.
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
In order to govern, the question is not to follow out a more or less...
A true man hates no one.
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
Public opinion is the thermometer a monarch should constantly consult.
England is a nation of shopkeepers.
I have only one counsel for you - be master.
A leader is a dealer in hope
The art of government is not to let me grow stale.
When firmness is sufficient, rashness is unnecessary.
Deliberate with caution, but act with decision; and yield with graciousness, or oppose with firmness.
Well building hat three conditions. Commodity, firmness, and delight.