Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
A picture is worth a thousand words.
As for me, to love you alone, to make you happy, to do nothing which...
Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.
Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence.
A Constitution should be short and obscure
The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.
I hate and I love. Perhaps you ask why I do so. I do not...
Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone...
If I had believed in a God of rewards and punishments, I might have lost...
High politic is only common sense applied to great things.
With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything.
If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.
Ambition never is in a greater hurry that I; it merely keeps pace with circumstances...
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all...
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...
From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.
France has more need of me than I have need of France.
Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.
Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them.