The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.
Time is the great art of man.
There is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed.
In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.
I must see her and press her to my heart. I love her to the...
Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.
God! How men of letters are stupid.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Over-preparation is the foe of inspiration
There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who...
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
To do all that one is able to do, is to be a man; to...
The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and...
The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to...
The act of policing is, in order to punish less often, to punish more severely.
France has more need of me than I have need of France.
Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
I am the successor, not of Louis XVI, but of Charlemagne.
When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level...