The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better to abandon one's self to destiny.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
Men of genius are meteors intended to burn to light their century.
Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.
An urgent missive sent to Josephine Home in three days. Don't wash.
All religions have been made by men.
Religion is what keeps the poor man from murdering the rich
A leader is a dealer in hope
The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means.
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
France has more need of me than I have need of France.
The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.
Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them.
Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we...
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.
England is a nation of shopkeepers.
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.
Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.