46 Famous Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes, Sayings & Quotations

Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

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Inspiring Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes




A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.

A Constitution should be short and obscure.

A leader is a dealer in hope.

A man cannot become an atheist merely by wishing it.

A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.

A picture is worth a thousand words.

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

A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.

A true man hates no one.

Ability is nothing without opportunity.

All religions have been made by men.

Ambition never is in a greater hurry that I; it merely keeps pace with circumstances and with my general way of thinking.

Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.

An army marches on its stomach.

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

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

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

England is a nation of shopkeepers.

Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.

Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.

France has more need of me than I have need of France.

From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.

Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.

He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.

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

History is a set of lies agreed upon.

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

Motivating Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other.

I am the successor, not of Louis XVI, but of Charlemagne.

I can no longer obey; I have tasted command, and I cannot give it up.

I have only one counsel for you – be master.

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.

I made all my generals out of mud.

If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.

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

If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.

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

Imagination rules the world.

Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.

In politics stupidity is not a handicap.

In politics… never retreat, never retract… never admit a mistake.

It is the cause, not the death, that makes the martyr.

It requires more courage to suffer than to die.

Let the path be open to talent.

Medicines are only fit for old people.

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




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