Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy.
A prince should suspect everything.
Rigorous authority and justice are the kindness of kings.
To a father who loves his children victor has no charms. When the heart speaks, glory itself is an illusion.
The life of a citizen is the property of his country.
Soldiers! Forty centuries behold you!
You cannot treat with all the world at once.
Time is the great art of man.
One is more certain to influence men, to produce more effect on them, by absurdities than by sensible ideas.
A man is not dependent upon his fellow creature, when he does not fear death.
I generally had to give in.
There are certain things in war of which the commander alone comprehends the importance. Nothing but his superior firmness and ability can subdue and surmount all difficulties.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy. Napoleon Bonap
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
As to moral courage, I have very rarely met with the two o'clock in the morning kind. I mean unprepared courage, that which is necessary on an unexpected occasion, and which, in spite of the most unforeseen events, leaves full freedom of judgement and decision.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
It is not set speeches at the moment of battle that render soldiers brave.
He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander. Napoleon Bonapart
It is the cause and not the death that makes the martyr
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Ambition never is in a greater hurry that I; it merely keeps pace with circumstances and with my general way of thinking.
In time of revolution, with perseverance and courage, a soldier should think nothing impossible.
There must be Religion. Otherwise the poor would murder the rich.
It is easy to know when a government wishes for peace by observing the character of the person sent to negotiate for it.
France always has plenty men of talent, but it is always deficient in men of action and high character.
To have a right estimate of a man's character, we must see him in misfortune.
Put a rogue in the limelight and he will act like an honest man.
Treason is a matter of dates.
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit.