Posterity alone rightly judges kings. Posterity alone has the right to accord or withhold honors.

-Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte

Artillery is more essential to cavalry than to infantry, because cavalry has no fire for its defence, but depends on the sabre.

Napoleon Bonaparte
It's not the size of the army but the power within the army.
Napoleon Bonaparte

The implements to him who can handle them.

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

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.

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

Mankind are in the end always governed by superiority of intellectual faculties, and none are more sensible of this than the military profession. When, on my return from Italy, I assumed the dress of the Institute, and associated with men of science, I knew what I was doing: I was sure of not being misunderstood by the lowest drummer boy in the army.

Napoleon Bonaparte
A great Nation should have a fixed Government, so that the death of one man should not overturn it.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Revolutions are like the most noxious dungheaps, which bring into life the noblest vegetables.

Napoleon Bonaparte
Envy is a declaration of inferiority.