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
Revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of...
There are times when a battle decides everything, and there are times when the most...
Medicines are only fit for old people.
Public instruction should be the first object of government.
Courage is like love; it must have hope to nourish it.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life...
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
In war, three quarters turns on personal character and relations; the balance of manpower and...
We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who...
A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.
There are only two forces that unite men - fear and interest.
France has more need of me than I have need of France.
The act of policing is, in order to punish less often, to punish more severely.
I made all my generals out of mud.