When firmness is sufficient, rashness is unnecessary.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
It requires more courage to suffer than to die.
Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone...
I must see her and press her to my heart. I love her to the...
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
Let the path be open to talent.
The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
Greatness be nothing unless it be lasting.
Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life...
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Vengeance has no foresight
Truth fears no question.
Revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
France has more need of me than I have need of France.
If I had believed in a God of rewards and punishments, I might have lost...
Credulity is belief in slight evidence, with no evidence, or against evidence
Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment.
When we talk to God, we're praying. When God talks to us, we're schizophrenic.