In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
Fashion condemns us to many follies; the greatest is to make ourselves its slave
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.
A soul you say? Give my pocketwatch to a savage and he'll think it has...
An army marches on its stomach.
The only conquests which are permanent and leave no regrets are our conquests over ourselves.
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the...
Imagination governs the world.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence
As for me, to love you alone, to make you happy, to do nothing which...
Time is the great art of man.
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets.
In politics, an absurdity is not a handicap.
Religion is what keeps the poor man from murdering the rich
Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them.
There are times when a battle decides everything, and there are times when the most...
Public morals are natural complements of all laws: they are by themselves an entire code.
If a man is good in his heart, then he is an ethical member of...
I can do no other than be reverent before everything that is called life. I...