Men of genius are meteors intended to burn to light their century.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
A soul you say? Give my pocketwatch to a savage and he'll think it has...
Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.
Music, of all the liberal arts, has the greatest influence over the passions, and it...
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.
What is history but a fable agreed upon?
There are times when a battle decides everything, and there are times when the most...
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
France has more need of me than I have need of France.
Time is the great art of man.
The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication...
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
Courage is like love; it must have hope to nourish it.
Let the path be open to talent.
To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
Truth alone wounds.
Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence.
There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.