Men of genius are meteors intended to burn to light their century.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.
Music, of all the liberal arts, has the greatest influence over the passions, and it...
The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and...
Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of...
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life...
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
God! How men of letters are stupid.
Vengeance has no foresight
A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.
I can no longer obey; I have tasted command, and I cannot give it up.
Truth alone wounds.
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
The bed has become a place of luxury to me! I would not exchange it...
Let the path be open to talent.
Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
A revolution can be neither made nor stopped. The only thing that can be done...
Music is the voice that tells us that the human race is greater than it...