Life is strewn with so many dangers, and can be the source of so many misfortunes, that death is not the greatest of them.

-Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte

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.

Napoleon Bonaparte
Reprisals are but a sad resource.
Napoleon Bonaparte

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.

Napoleon Bonaparte
The greater the man, the less is he opinionative, he depends upon events and circumstances.
Napoleon Bonaparte

He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat. Napoleon Bonapart

Napoleon Bonaparte
I tell you Wellington is a bad general, the English are bad soldiers; we will settle this matter by lunch time.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.

Napoleon Bonaparte
From first to last, Jesus is the same; always the same--majestic and simple, infinitely severe and infinitely gentle.
Napoleon Bonaparte

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.

Napoleon Bonaparte
True character stands the test of emergencies. Do not be mistaken, it is weakness from which the awakening is rude.