Treason is a matter of dates.
My star was fading, I felt the reins slipping out of my grasp, and could do nothing to stop it.
Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy. Napoleon Bonap
Liberty and equality are magical words.
Bloodletting is among the ingredients of political medicine.
Fashion condemns us to many follies, the greatest is to make oneself its slave.
In the last analysis, one must be a military man in order to govern. It is only with boot and spurs that one can govern a horse.
What a solace Christianity must be to one who has an undoubted conviction of its truth!
Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them. Napoleon Bonapart
A man like me troubles himself little about a million men.
Incidents should not govern policy; but, policy incidents.
Give me a man with a good allowance of nose, . . . when I want any good head-work done I choose a man--provided his education has been suitable--with a long nose.
I have made noise enough in the world already, perhaps too much, and am now getting old, and want retirement.
War is ninety percent information.
All things proclaim the existence of God.
A people which is able to say everything becomes able to do everything.
The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know.
The bed has become a place of luxury to me! I would not exchange it for all the thrones in the world
If you want to get on in this world make many promises, but don't keep them.
Laws which are consistent in theory often prove chaotic in practice.
There are two merits that glorify a person: being courageous for a man and being virtuous for a woman. Besides these two, there is another merit that glorifies both man and woman: so much loving the homeland to an extent with being ready to sacrifice his/her life, if needed. Turks are such courageou
Ability is nothing without opportunity.
It's the people who are in the wrong who get angry.
A throne is only a bench covered with velvet. Napoleon Bonap
We are either kings or pawns of men
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat. Napoleon Bonapart
In these days the invention of printing, and the diffusion of knowledge, render historical calumnies a little less dangerous: truth will always prevail in the long run, but how slow its progress!
Ability has nothing to do with opportunity.
Insubordination may only be the evidence of a strong mind.
I do not believe it is in our nature to love impartially. We deceive ourselves when we think we can love two beings, even our own children, equally. There is always a dominant affection.