In order that a people may be free, it is necessary that the governed be sages, and those who govern, gods.
For today, we celebrate the first glorious anniversary of the Information Purification Directives. We have created, for the first time in all history, a garden of pure ideology. Where each worker may bloom secure from the pests of contradictory and confusing truths. Our Unification of Thought is mor
A king is sometimes obliged to commit crimes; but they are the crimes of his position.
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily. Napoleon Bonapart
There is only one favorable moment in war; talent consists in knowing how to seize it.
Democracy, if it is reasonable, limits itself to giving everyone an equal opportunity to compete and to obtain.
Across the chasm of eighteen hundred years Jesus Christ makes a demand which is beyond all others difficult to satisfy. He asks that for which a philosopher may often seek in vain at the hands of his friends, or a father of his children, or a bride of her spouse, or a man of his brother. He asks for
Conquests will come and go but Delambre's work will endure.
History is a set of lies agreed upon. Napoleon Bonapart
We walk faster when we walk alone.
Respect the burden.
We should wash our dirty linen at home.
Why and how are words so important that they cannot be too often used.
Be successful! I judge men only by the results of their actions.
For the stability of the Government, the people should have a considerable voice in the elections.
Our hour is marked, and no one can claim a moment of life beyond what fate has predestined.
Religion is, in fact, the dominion of the soul; it is the hope, the anchor of safety, the deliverance from evil. What a service has Christianity rendered to humanity!
War must be made as intense and awful as possible in order to make it short, and thus to diminish its horrors.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
Washington is dead! This great man fought against Tyranny; he established the liberty of his country. His memory will always be dear to the French people, as it will be to all free men of the two worlds; and especially to French soldiers, who, like him and the American soldiers, have combated for li
What is a throne? - a bit of wood gilded and covered in velvet. I am the state- I alone am here the representative of the people. Even if I had done wrong you should not have reproached me in public - people wash their dirty linen at home. France has more need of me than I of France.
It requires more courage to suffer than to die.
Morality has nothing to do with such a man as I am.
The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.
Sometimes a great example is necessary to all the public functionaries of the state.
Wherever wood can swim, there I am sure to find this flag of England.
The Turks can be killed, but they can never be conquered.
A man who has no consideration for the needs of his men ought never to be given command.
I must see her and press her to my heart. I love her to the point of madness, and I cannot continue to be separated from her. If she no longer loved me, I would have nothing left to do on earth.
I generally had to give in.