A well-composed song strikes the mind and softens the feelings, and produces a greater effect than a moral work, which convinces our reason, but does not warm our feelings, nor effect the slightest alteration in our habits

-Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in. Napoleon Bonapart

Napoleon Bonaparte
Remember, gentlemen, what a Roman emperor said: The corpse of an enemy always smells sweet.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Man loves the marvelous. It has an irresistible charm for him. He is always ready to leave that with which he is familiar to pursue vain inventions. He lends himself to his own deception.

Napoleon Bonaparte
There are certain things in war of which the commander alone comprehends the importance. Nothing but his superior firmness and ability can subdue and surmount all difficulties.
Napoleon Bonaparte

There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous. Napoleon Bonap

Napoleon Bonaparte
Destiny urges me to a goal of which I am ignorant. Until that goal is attained I am invulnerable, unassailable. When Destiny has accomplished her purpose in me, a fly may suffice to destroy me.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Bloodletting is among the ingredients of political medicine.

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

This year has begun hopefully for right thinkers. After all these centuries of feudal barbarism and political slavery, it is surprising to see how the word of 'liberty' sets minds on fire.

Napoleon Bonaparte
Variety made the Revolution. Liberty was just a pretext.