There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes
When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level...
Public morals are natural complements of all laws: they are by themselves an entire code.
If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life...
Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of...
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
A soul you say? Give my pocketwatch to a savage and he'll think it has...
A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.
War is the business of barbarians
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the...
There are times when a battle decides everything, and there are times when the most...
Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them.
The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and...
God! How men of letters are stupid.
The act of policing is, in order to punish less often, to punish more severely.
Music, of all the liberal arts, has the greatest influence over the passions, and it...
Let the path be open to talent.
Public opinion is the thermometer a monarch should constantly consult.
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all...
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.