The inevitable end of multiple chiefs is that they fade and disappear for lack of unity.

-Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte

A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.

Napoleon Bonaparte
Never depend on the multitude, full of instability and whims; always take precautions against it.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Europe is a molehill. All great empires and revolutions have been on the Orient; six hundred millions live there.

Napoleon Bonaparte
Against attempts on my life, I trust in my luck, my good genius, and my guards.
Napoleon Bonaparte

I know he's a good general, but is he lucky?

Napoleon Bonaparte
The Allied Powers having proclaimed that the Emperor Napoleon is the sole obstacle to the re-establishment of peace in Europe, he, faithful to his oath, declares that he is ready to descend from the throne, to quit France, and even to relinquish life, for the good of his country.
Napoleon Bonaparte

One might as well try to charge through a wall.

Napoleon Bonaparte
In a great nation, the majority are incapable of judging wisely of things.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Muhammad was a great man, an intrepid soldier; with a handful of men he triumphed at the battle of Bender (sic); a great captain, eloquent, a great man of state, he revived his fatherland and created a new people and a new power in the middle of Arabia.

Napoleon Bonaparte
An army which cannot be regularly recruited is a doomed army.