It is the cause, not the death, that makes the martyr.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes
A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.
The French complain of everything, and always.
Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.
There are two kinds of fidelity - that of dogs and that of cats; and...
What is history but a fable agreed upon?
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet
Music is the voice that tells us that the human race is greater than it...
If I had believed in a God of rewards and punishments, I might have lost...
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all...
Religion is what keeps the poor man from murdering the rich
Greatness be nothing unless it be lasting.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
I am the successor, not of Louis XVI, but of Charlemagne.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
The only victory over love is flight.
I made all my generals out of mud.
There is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed.
When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level...