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

Strategy is the art of making use of time and space. I am less concerned about the later than the former. Space we can recover, lost time never.

Napoleon Bonaparte
How can you have order in a state without religion? For, when one man is dying of hunger near another who is ill of surfeit, he cannot resign himself to this difference unless there is an authority which declares 'God wills it thus.' Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
Napoleon Bonaparte

A people that is able to say everything, becomes able to do everything. The crowd which follows me with admiration, would run with the same eagerness were I marching to the Guillotine.

Napoleon Bonaparte
The sovereignty of the people is inalienable.
Napoleon Bonaparte

The Mohammedan religion is the finest of all

Napoleon Bonaparte
The art of the police is not to see what it is useless that it should see.
Napoleon Bonaparte

The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemies.

Napoleon Bonaparte
Those who are free from common prejudices acquire others.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Rashness succeeds often, still more often fails.

Napoleon Bonaparte
He that makes war without many mistakes has not made war very long.