If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
There are two kinds of fidelity - that of dogs and that of cats; and...
Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them.
England is a nation of shopkeepers.
There are only two forces that unite men - fear and interest.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
In order to govern, the question is not to follow out a more or less...
I made all my generals out of mud.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet
The only conquests which are permanent and leave no regrets are our conquests over ourselves.
The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better...
Public instruction should be the first object of government.
I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies...
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.
A Constitution should be short and obscure.
The act of policing is, in order to punish less often, to punish more severely.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Respect the burden.
Men take only their needs into consideration - never their abilities.
There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.