Artillery is more essential to cavalry than to infantry, because cavalry has no fire for its defence, but depends on the sabre.

-Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte

To command, you must first of all speak to the eyes.

Napoleon Bonaparte
It is often in the audacity, in the steadfastness, of the general that the safety and the conservation of his men is found.
Napoleon Bonaparte

The Mohammedan religion is the finest of all

Napoleon Bonaparte
An urgent missive sent to Josephine Home in three days. Don't wash.
Napoleon Bonaparte

A general-in-chief should ask himself several times in the day, What if the enemy were to appear now in my front, or on my right, or my left?

Napoleon Bonaparte
The populace judges of the power of God by the power of the priests.
Napoleon Bonaparte

History is written by the winners.

Napoleon Bonaparte
It is cowardly to commit suicide. The English often kill themselves. It is a malady caused by the humid climate.
Napoleon Bonaparte

One must indeed be ignorant of the methods of genius to suppose that it allows itself to be cramped by forms. Forms are for mediocrity, and it is fortunate that mediocrity can act only according to routine. Ability takes its flight unhindered.

Napoleon Bonaparte
The division of labor, which has brought such perfection in mechanical industries, is altogether fatal when applied to productions of the mind. All work of the mind is superior inproportion as the mind that produces it is universal.