Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.
Men take only their needs into consideration - never their abilities.
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Greatness be nothing unless it be lasting.
If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
Public instruction should be the first object of government.
Never awake me when you have good news to announce, because with good news nothing...
Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
Medicines are only fit for old people.
The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who...
When firmness is sufficient, rashness is unnecessary.
The word impossible is not in my dictionary.
A leader is a dealer in hope
There are two kinds of fidelity - that of dogs and that of cats; and...
Providence is always on the side of the last reserve
Religion is what keeps the poor man from murdering the rich
When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level...
The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and...
The act of policing is, in order to punish less often, to punish more severely.