There are two levers for moving men: interest and fear.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
In war, three quarters turns on personal character and relations; the balance of manpower and...
I am the successor, not of Louis XVI, but of Charlemagne.
Women are nothing but machines for producing children.
Providence is always on the side of the last reserve
There are only two forces that unite men - fear and interest.
Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence.
The bed has become a place of luxury to me! I would not exchange it...
When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level...
Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform...
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
Public morals are natural complements of all laws: they are by themselves an entire code.
Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
Respect the burden.
An urgent missive sent to Josephine Home in three days. Don't wash.
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
Men of genius are meteors intended to burn to light their century.
There is no work of genius which has not been the delight of mankind, no...
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking life by the scruff of the neck
Genius is no more than childhood recaptured at will, childhood equipped now with man's physical...