The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
Broken Promises Quotes
Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.
A Constitution should be short and obscure.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
I have only one counsel for you - be master.
When firmness is sufficient, rashness is unnecessary.
If I had believed in a God of rewards and punishments, I might have lost...
Public morals are natural complements of all laws: they are by themselves an entire code.
An urgent missive sent to Josephine Home in three days. Don't wash.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence
High politic is only common sense applied to great things.
Ability is nothing without opportunity.
The only conquests which are permanent and leave no regrets are our conquests over ourselves.
It is the cause, not the death, that makes the martyr.
In order to govern, the question is not to follow out a more or less...
Love is a matter of chemistry, but Sex is a matter of physics
Religion is what keeps the poor man from murdering the rich
Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.
If patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel, it is not merely because evil...
It is evident that skepticism, while it makes no actual change in man, always makes...
The only new ideas that are not subject to our skepticism or suspicion are our...