Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

The worse the man the better the soldier. If soldiers be not corrupt they ought to be made so.

International incidents should not govern foreign policy, but foreign policy, incidents.

Philosophers try to solve the mysteries of the universe by their empty theories. Fools! They are like children who demand the moon for a toy. Christ never hesitates. He speaks with authority. His religion is a mystery, but it subsists by its own power. He seeks, and absolutely requires, the love of men, the most […]

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

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

I have made noise enough in the world already, perhaps too much, and am now getting old, and want retirement.

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

If I were to give liberty to the press, my power could not last three days.

I shall never tolerate the newspapers to say or do anything against my interests; they may publish a few little articles with just a little poison in them, but one fine morning somebody will shut their mouths.

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.