If you know a country's geography, you can understand and predict its foreign policy.

-Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte

After me, the Revolution - or, rather the ideas which formed it - will resume their course. It will be like a book from which the marker is removed, and one starts to read again at the page where one left off.

Napoleon Bonaparte
The purpose of religion is to keep the poor from killing the rich.
Napoleon Bonaparte

I may have had many projects, but I never was free to carry out any of them. It did me little good to be holding the helm; no matter how strong my hands, the sudden and numerous waves were stronger still, and I was wise enough to yield to them rather than resist them obstinately and make the ship founder. Thus I never was truly my own master but was always ruled by circumstances.

Napoleon Bonaparte
What is history but a fable agreed upon? Napoleon Bonapart
Napoleon Bonaparte

Let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will shake the world.

Napoleon Bonaparte
The Jews are the master robbers of the modern age.
Napoleon Bonaparte

There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.

Napoleon Bonaparte
High politic is only common sense applied to great things.
Napoleon Bonaparte

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.

Napoleon Bonaparte
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.