My decision to destroy the authority of the blacks in Saint Domingue (Haiti) is not so much based on considerations of commerce and money, as on the need to block for ever the march of the blacks in the world.
All men of genius, and all those who have gained rank in the republic of letters, are brothers, whatever may be the land of their nativity.
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat. Napoleon Bonapart
Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.
Liberty is a need felt by a small class of people whom nature has endowed with nobler minds than the mass of men;.... Consequently, it may be repressed with impunity. Equality, on the other hand, pleases the masses.