Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars. As Napoleon I, he was Emperor of the French from 1804 until 1814, and again in 1815. Napoleon dominated European and global affairs for more than a decade while leading France against a series of coalitions in the Napoleonic Wars.

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If you want a thing done well do it yourself.

An army marches on its stomach.

All religions have been made by men.

He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.

Throw off your worries when you throw off your clothes at night.

Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me.

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

The people to fear are not those who disagree with you but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know.

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

In order to govern the question is not to follow out a more or less valid theory but to build with whatever materials are at hand. The inevitable must be accepted and turned to advantage.

Let the path be open to talent.

Forethought we may have undoubtedly but not foresight.

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

The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue, courage is only the second virtue.

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

Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.

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

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

The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.

The word impossible is not in my dictionary.

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