Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

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

What is a throne? a bit of wood gilded and covered in velvet. I am the state I alone am here the representative of the people. Even if I had done wrong you should not have reproached me in publicpeople wash their dirty linen at home. France has more need of me than I of France.

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

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

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Napoleon Bonaparte

Europe is a molehill. It has never had any great empires, like those of the Orient, numbering six hundred million souls.

Napoleon Bonaparte

France will always be a great nation.

Napoleon Bonaparte

In France, only the impossible is admired.

Napoleon Bonaparte

My most splendid campaign was that of March 20; not a single shot was fired.

Napoleon Bonaparte

In war, luck is half in everything.

Napoleon Bonaparte

In order not to be astonished at obtaining victories, one ought not to think only of defeats.

Napoleon Bonaparte

To plan to reserve cavalry for the finish of the battle, is to have no conception of the power of combined infantry and cavalry charges, either for attack or for defense.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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