Collective crimes incriminate no one.
Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them. Napoleon Bonapart
Obedience to public authority ought not to be based either on ignorance or stupidity.
Space we can recover; time never.
I know he's a good general, but is he lucky?
Men of genius are meteors destined to burn themselves out in lighting up their age.
Wherever flowers cannot be reared, there man cannot live.
There is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed.
Great men are meteors designed to burn so that earth may be lighted.
As for me, to love you alone, to make you happy, to do nothing which would contradict your wishes, this is my destiny and the meaning of my life.
A constitution should be framed so as not to impede the action of government, nor force the government to its violation.
It is exceptional and difficult to find in one man all the qualities necessary for a great general.
The amateurs discuss tactics: the professionals discuss logistics
A man like me troubles himself little about a million men.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Malice delights to blacken the characters of prominent men.
I have come to realise that men are not born to be free.
Morality for the upper classes, the gallows for the rabbles.
The most insupportable of tyrannies is that of inferiors.
Few really believe. The most only believe that they believe or even make believe.
Friends must always be treated as if one day they might be enemies.
High politic is only common sense applied to great things.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
My downfall raises me to infinite heights.
Medicines are only fit for old people.
We often get in quicker by the back door than by the front.
If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing. Napoleon Bonapart
Men are led by trifles.
The affairs of war, like the destiny of battles, as well as empires, hang upon a spiders thread.
History is a set of lies agreed upon. Napoleon Bonapart