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
I made all my generals out of mud.
Music, of all the liberal arts, has the greatest influence over the passions, and it...
A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets.
Imagination governs the world.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
God! How men of letters are stupid.
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all...
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.
There are two levers for moving men: interest and fear.
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
Religion is what keeps the poor man from murdering the rich
Ability is of little account without opportunity.
Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them.
There are times when a battle decides everything, and there are times when the most...
The infectiousness of crime is like that of the plague.
You must not fear death, my lads; defy him, and you drive him into the...
You are time. Foul time, who steals the gold from a maiden's hair and takes...
I care not, a man can die but once; we owe God and death.