Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
It is the cause and not the death that makes the martyr.
In order to govern, the question is not to follow out a more or less...
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich
If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence
A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all...
There is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed.
A true man hates no one.
Vengeance has no foresight
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
I have only one counsel for you - be master.
There are only two forces that unite men - fear and interest.
Public opinion is the thermometer a monarch should constantly consult.
The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree...
Medicines are only fit for old people.
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the...
Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything.