There are two levers for moving men: interest and fear.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
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The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
The army is the true nobility of our country.
War is the business of barbarians
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
France has more need of me than I have need of France.
With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything.
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.
Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence.
Music, of all the liberal arts, has the greatest influence over the passions, and it...
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the...
Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.
The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better...
He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.
The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who...
As for me, to love you alone, to make you happy, to do nothing which...
Love doesn't die because of distance. It dies because of doubt.
Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.
Good has two meanings: it means that which is good absolutely and that which is...