To do all that one is able to do, is to be a man; to do all that one would like to do, is to be a god.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second...
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
In war, three quarters turns on personal character and relations; the balance of manpower and...
It requires more courage to suffer than to die.
Fashion condemns us to many follies; the greatest is to make ourselves its slave
We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.
As for me, to love you alone, to make you happy, to do nothing which...
To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
The only victory over love is flight.
France has more need of me than I have need of France.
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the...
England is a nation of shopkeepers.
The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
If I had believed in a God of rewards and punishments, I might have lost...
A picture is worth a thousand words.
Art is a human activity having for its purpose the transmission to others of the...
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.