Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes
Public morals are natural complements of all laws: they are by themselves an entire code.
He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.
War is the business of barbarians.
Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.
If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
Greatness be nothing unless it be lasting.
Providence is always on the side of the last reserve
We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
The only victory over love is flight.
The word impossible is not in my dictionary.
Women are nothing but machines for producing children.
Men take only their needs into consideration - never their abilities.
There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.
What is history but a fable agreed upon?
There are two levers for moving men: interest and fear.
The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second...
The only conquests which are permanent and leave no regrets are our conquests over ourselves.
To do all that one is able to do, is to be a man; to...
Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting...
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to...