Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

The sentiment of national honor is never more than half extinguished in the French. It takes only a spark to re-kindle it.

Napoleon Bonaparte

History is a set of lies agreed upon.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Order marches with weighty and measured strides; disorder is always in a hurry.

Napoleon Bonaparte

A great reserve and severity of manners are necessary for the command of those who are older than ourselves.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Posterity alone rightly judges kings. Posterity alone has the right to accord or withhold honors.

Napoleon Bonaparte

A prince should suspect everything.

Napoleon Bonaparte

If I had succeeded, I would have been the greatest man known to history.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Money has no motherland; financiers are without patriotism and without decency; their sole object is gain.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The hand that gives is above the hand that takes.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Ability is nothing without opportunity.

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I saw myself founding a religion, marching into Asia riding an elephant, a turban on my head and in my hand the new Koran that I would have composed to suit my needs.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Waterloo will wipe out the memory of my forty victories; but that which nothing can wipe out is my Civil Code. That will live forever.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Morality has nothing to do with such a man as I am.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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