I believe love to be hurtful to society, and to the individual happiness of men. I believe, in short, that love does more harm than good.
The hand that gives is among the hand that takes. Money has no fatherland, financiers are without patriotism and without decency, their sole object is gain.
The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better to abandon one's self to destiny.
The most dangerous moment comes with victory.
Public morals are natural complement of all laws they are by themselves an entire code.
Never depend on the multitude, full of instability and whims; always take precautions against it.
Six hours' sleep for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool,
The sovereignty of the people is inalienable.
Promptly improve your accidents.
Give me enough medals and Iâ€™ll win you any war
Malice delights to blacken the characters of prominent men.
For my part, it is not the mystery of the incarnation which I discover in religion, but the mystery of social order, which associates with heaven that idea of equality which prevents the rich from destroying the poor
Muhammad was a prince; he rallied his compatriots around him. In a few years, the Muslims conquered half of the world. They plucked more souls from false gods, knocked down more idols, razed more pagan temples in fifteen years than the followers of Moses and Jesus did in fifteen centuries. Muhammad
There are only two forces that unite men - fear and interest. Napoleon Bonap
Tragedy warms the soul, elevates the heart, can and ought to create heroes. In this sense, perhaps, France owes a part of her great actions to Corneille.
Do you know what amazes me more than anything else? The impotence of force to organize anything.
It's the unconquerable soul of man, and not the nature of the weapon he uses, that ensures victory
It follows that any commander in chief who undertakes to carry out a plan which he considers defective is at fault; he must put forth his reasons, insist on the plan being changed, and finally tender his resignation rather than be the instrument of h
It is the cause, not the death, that makes the martyr. Napoleon Bonap
All the women in the world would not make me lose an hour.
The spectacle of a field of battle after the combat, is sufficient to inspire Princes with the love of peace, and the horror of war.
In war you see your own troubles; those of the enemy you cannot see. You must show confidence.
The allies we gain by victory will turn against us upon the bare whisper of our defeat.
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.
The conscience is the sacred haven of the liberty of man.
Few really believe. The most only believe that they believe or even make believe.
The friendship of a great man is a favor of the gods.
I can no longer obey; I have tasted command, and I cannot give it up. Napoleon Bonap
A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets.
Order marches with weighty and measured strides. Disorder is always in a hurry.