When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level of their mediocrity.
Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes
Time is the great art of man.
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
A soul you say? Give my pocketwatch to a savage and he'll think it has...
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the...
The infectiousness of crime is like that of the plague.
Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy.
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
Medicines are only fit for old people.
Ability is nothing without opportunity.
Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.
I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love...
The only conquests which are permanent and leave no regrets are our conquests over ourselves.
Life is strewn with so many dangers, and can be the source of so many...
The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree...
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.
Imagination rules the world.
What is now proved was once only imagin'd.
This is one of those cases in which the imagination is baffled by the facts.