The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
Public instruction should be the first object of government.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
What is history but a fable agreed upon?
France has more need of me than I have need of France.
The only victory over love is flight.
Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence.
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all...
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
Over-preparation is the foe of inspiration
A soul you say? Give my pocketwatch to a savage and he'll think it has...
A Constitution should be short and obscure
With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything.
Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.
Vengeance has no foresight
Truth fears no question.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Fearful as reality is, it is less fearful than evasions of reality. Look steadfastly into...