War is the business of barbarians
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.
Truth alone wounds.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love...
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
Providence is always on the side of the last reserve
I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies...
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
Courage is like love; it must have hope to nourish it.
When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level...
Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.
In order to govern, the question is not to follow out a more or less...
The army is the true nobility of our country.
A leader is a dealer in hope
A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.
The great art of governing consists in not letting men grow old in their jobs
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all...
Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of...
Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.