In war, three quarters turns on personal character and relations; the balance of manpower and materials counts only for the remaining quarter.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
A picture is worth a thousand words.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
A true man hates no one.
France has more need of me than I have need of France.
Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.
Let the path be open to talent.
The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who...
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means.
A soul you say? Give my pocketwatch to a savage and he'll think it has...
Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform...
It is the cause and not the death that makes the martyr.
To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level...
Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence.
Man cannot live by incompetence alone.
The country and the Congress were misled into war. I regret that we were not...