The worse the man, the better the soldier.

-Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte

The gospel is not a book; it is a living being, with an action, a power, which invades every thing that opposes its extension, behold! It is upon this table: This book, surpassing all others. I never omit to read it, and every day with some pleasure.

Napoleon Bonaparte
All religions have been made by men.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Never awake me when you have good news to announce, because with good news nothing presses; but when you have bad news, arouse me immediately, for then there is not an instant to be lost.

Napoleon Bonaparte
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Napoleon Bonaparte

If you wage war, do it energetically and with severity. This is the only way to make it shorter and consequently less inhuman.

Napoleon Bonaparte
An army's effectiveness depends on its size, training, experience, and morale, and morale is worth more than any of the other factors combined.
Napoleon Bonaparte

There are only two forces that unite men - fear and interest.

Napoleon Bonaparte
Diplomacy is the police in grand costume.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Do you know what astonished me the most in this world? The inability of force to create anything.

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