Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

A man who has no consideration for the needs of his men ought never to be given command.

Napoleon Bonaparte

In war, groping tactics, half-way measures, lose everything.

Napoleon Bonaparte

In war, character and opinion make more than half of the reality.

Napoleon Bonaparte

In war one must lean on an obstacle in order to overcome it.

Napoleon Bonaparte

War is a lottery in which nations ought to risk nothing but small amounts.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Gentleness, good treatment, honor the victor and dishonor the vanquished, who should remain aloof and owe nothing to pity In war, audacity is the finest calculation of genius.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Policy and morals concur in repressing pillage.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The most desirable quality in a soldier is constancy in the support of fatigue; valor is only secondary.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The art of war consists in being always able, even with an inferior army, to have stronger forces than the enemy at the point of attack or the point which is attacked.

Napoleon Bonaparte

He who cannot look over a battlefield with a dry eye, causes the death of many men uselessly.

Napoleon Bonaparte

There is only one favorable moment in war; talent consists in knowing how to seize it.

Napoleon Bonaparte

There is a joy in danger.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Never march by flank in front of an army in position. This principle is absolute.

Napoleon Bonaparte

An army ought to be ready every moment to offer all the resistance of which it is capable.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The moment of greatest peril is the moment of victory.

Napoleon Bonaparte

An army which cannot be reenforced is already defeated.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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