In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
It is the cause and not the death that makes the martyr.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.
I am the successor, not of Louis XVI, but of Charlemagne.
I made all my generals out of mud.
The only victory over love is flight.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
The great art of governing consists in not letting men grow old in their jobs
When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level...
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.
Revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets
I can no longer obey; I have tasted command, and I cannot give it up.
To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
A Constitution should be short and obscure
Medicines are only fit for old people.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life...
Anecdotes are sometimes the best vehicles of truth, and if striking and appropriate, are often...
I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.