In order to govern, the question is not to follow out a more or less valid theory but to build with whatever materials are at hand. The inevitable must be accepted and turned to advantage.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes
The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.
A man cannot become an atheist merely by wishing it.
I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love...
Throw off your worries when you throw off your clothes at night.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Public opinion is the thermometer a monarch should constantly consult.
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
To do all that one is able to do, is to be a man; to...
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the...
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Public morals are natural complements of all laws: they are by themselves an entire code.
The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication...
Music is the voice that tells us that the human race is greater than it...
He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.
The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means.