We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.
A Constitution should be short and obscure.
Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all...
War is the business of barbarians
There are two levers for moving men: interest and fear.
England is a nation of shopkeepers.
Music, of all the liberal arts, has the greatest influence over the passions, and it...
Religion is what keeps the poor man from murdering the rich
I must see her and press her to my heart. I love her to the...
A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life...
Imagination rules the world.
The only conquests which are permanent and leave no regrets are our conquests over ourselves.
In order to govern, the question is not to follow out a more or less...
The word impossible is not in my dictionary.
Respect the burden.
Life is strewn with so many dangers, and can be the source of so many...
When the people stare at the sky and dream of blessedness, or when they quiver...
When youre thirty youre almost over the hill. When youre seventy the hills almost over...