Men of genius are meteors intended to burn to light their century.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone...
Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence.
When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one...
Public morals are natural complements of all laws: they are by themselves an entire code.
Women are nothing but machines for producing children.
France has more need of me than I have need of France.
The word impossible is not in my dictionary.
Public instruction should be the first object of government.
Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we...
What is history but a fable agreed upon?
Music is the voice that tells us that the human race is greater than it...
Genuine victories, the sole conquests yielding no remorse, are those gained over ignorance
From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.
There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who...
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the...
There are two levers for moving men: interest and fear.
It requires more courage to suffer than to die.
In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.
Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance.
If politics is to become scientific, and if the event is not to be constantly...