Top 10 Quotes by Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte

I base my calculation on the expectation that luck will be against me.

Napoleon Bonaparte
Give me a man with a good allowance of nose, . . . when I want any good head-work done I choose a man--provided his education has been suitable--with a long nose.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Moses has revealed the existence of God to his nation. Jesus Christ to the Roman world, Muhammad to the old continent...

Napoleon Bonaparte
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.
Napoleon Bonaparte

The laws of circumstance are abolished by new circumstances.

Napoleon Bonaparte
No amount of money will induce someone to lay down their life, but they will gladly do so for a bit of yellow ribbon.
Napoleon Bonaparte

I don't employ Talleyrand when I want a thing done, but only when I want to have the appearance of wanting to do it.

Napoleon Bonaparte
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.
Napoleon Bonaparte

The unwilling soldier will do anything to fight for a useless fabric piece of ribbon.

Napoleon Bonaparte
I am a monarch of God's creation, and you reptiles of the earth dare not oppose me. I render an account of my government to none save God and Jesus Christ.