We live and die in the midst of marvels.
A great Nation should have a fixed Government, so that the death of one man should not overturn it.
A people which is able to say everything becomes able to do everything.
Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment.
Nothing is so contrary to military rules as to make the strength of your army known, either in the orders of the day, in proclamations, or in the newspapers.
Nothing renders a nation so despicable as religious despotism.
If you start to take Vienna - take Vienna
France has more need of me than I have need of France.
The Bible is no mere book, but a Living Creature, with a power that conquers all that oppose it.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools. Napoleon Bonapart
If you build an army of 100 lions and their leader is a dog, in any fight, the lions will die like a dog. But if you build an army of 100 dogs and their leader is a lion, all dogs will fight as a lion
Washington is dead! This great man fought against Tyranny; he established the liberty of his country. His memory will always be dear to the French people, as it will be to all free men of the two worlds; and especially to French soldiers, who, like him and the American soldiers, have combated for li
With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything. Napoleon Bonap
A book in which there were no lies would be a curiosity.
Kiss the feet of Popes provided their hands are tied.
An army which cannot be regularly recruited is a doomed army.
The policies of all powers are inherent in their geography.
Put a rogue in the limelight and he will act like an honest man.
They wanted me to be a Washington.
The greater the man, the less is he opinionative, he depends upon events and circumstances.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake. Napoleon Bonap
No amount of money will induce someone to lay down their life, but they will gladly do so for a bit of yellow ribbon.
Reconnaissance memoranda should always be written in the simplest style and be purely descriptive. They should never stray from their objective by introducing extraneous ideas.
Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
Since the discovery of printing, knowledge has been called to power, and power has been used to make knowledge a slave.
A well-composed song strikes the mind and softens the feelings, and produces a greater effect than a moral work, which convinces our reason, but does not warm our feelings, nor effect the slightest alteration in our habits
Which is heavier: a soldier's pack or a slave's chains?
As for me, to love you alone, to make you happy, to do nothing which would contradict your wishes, this is my destiny and the meaning of my life.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.