Public morals are natural complements of all laws: they are by themselves an entire code.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
Genuine victories, the sole conquests yielding no remorse, are those gained over ignorance
Revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets
If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.
A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
I can no longer obey; I have tasted command, and I cannot give it up.
Over-preparation is the foe of inspiration
Greatness be nothing unless it be lasting.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all...
Truth alone wounds.
The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better...
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
The human race is governed by its imagination.
The great art of governing consists in not letting men grow old in their jobs
France has more need of me than I have need of France.
What is history but a fable agreed upon?
A collection of short stories is generally thought to be a horrendous clinker; an enforced...
Few men in our history have ever obtained the Presidency by planning to obtain it.