Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes
The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.
I made all my generals out of mud.
In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.
Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.
I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies...
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life...
I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love...
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all...
Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.
France has more need of me than I have need of France.
The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.
If I had believed in a God of rewards and punishments, I might have lost...
Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.
A true man hates no one.
Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform...
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
We are not being arrogant or complacent when we are said that our country, as...
The public history of modern art is the story of conventional people not knowing what...
It is the human wish to be told lies that keep us as primitive morally...