Famous Quotes from ...

Napoleon Bonaparte



    A picture is worth a thousand words.

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    Imagination rules the world.

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    If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.

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    He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.

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    I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.

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    The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.

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    Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.

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    History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.

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    Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals.

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    Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.

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    There are only two forces that unite men - fear and interest.

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    A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.

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    As for me, to love you alone, to make you happy, to do nothing which would contradict your wishes, this is my destiny and the meaning of my life

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    True heroism consists in being superior to the ills of life, in whatever shape they may challenge us to combat.

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    The art of government is not to let me grow stale.

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    It is the cause and not the death that makes the martyr

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    Life is strewn with so many dangers, and can be the source of so many misfortunes, that death is not the greatest of them

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    You must not fear death, my lads; defy him, and you drive him into the enemy's ranks.

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    One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.

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    There are two levers for moving men: interest and fear.

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    Men are lead by trifles.

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    International incidents should not govern foreign policy, but foreign policy, incidents

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    It is the success which makes great men.

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    Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment.

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    If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.

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    The Bible is no mere book, but a Living Creature, with a power that conquers all that oppose it.

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