Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.

— Napoleon Bonaparte

The most tempting Napoleon Bonaparte quotes that are free to learn and impress others

Moses has revealed the existence of God to his nation.

Jesus Christ to the Roman world, Muhammad to the old continent.

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Six hours' sleep for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool.

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Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.

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Napoleon Bonaparte quote If you wish to be a success in the world

If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.

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Until you spread your wings, you'll have no idea how far you can fly.

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History is a set of lies agreed upon.

270

Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.

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Napoleon Bonaparte quote Never interrupt your enemy when they are

Never interrupt your enemy when they are making a mistake.

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If the Earth were a single state, Istanbul would be its capital.

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The fool has one great advantage over a man of sense; he is always satisfied with himself.

206

You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your tricks of war.

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Napoleon Bonaparte quote A resolute determination is the truest w

A resolute determination is the truest wisdom.

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Adversity is the midwife of genius

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A leader is a dealer in hope.

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It is not necessary to bury the truth. It is sufficient merely to delay it until nobody cares.

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Napoleon Bonaparte quote Religious wars are basically people kill

Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.

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About Napoleon Bonaparte

Quotes 871 sayings
Nationality French
Profession Emperor
Birthday August 15, 1769

There are two levers for moving men -- interest and fear.

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The World is not ruined by the wickedness of the wicked, but by the weakness of the good.

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The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.

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Napoleon Bonaparte quote The best cure for the body is a quiet mi

The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.

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Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.

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Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.

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There is only one thing in this world, and that is to keep acquiring money and more money, power and more power. All the rest is meaningless.

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Napoleon Bonaparte quote Courage isn't having the strength to go

Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.

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Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.

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You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.

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I hope the time is not far off when I shall be able to unite all the wise and educated men of all the countries and establish a uniform regime based on the principles of the Quran which alone are true and which alone can lead men to happiness.

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In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.

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Leave the Artillerymen alone, they are an obstinate lot.

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The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.

115

If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.

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The amateurs discuss tactics: the professionals discuss logistics

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When you set out to take Vienna, take Vienna.

105

War is ninety percent information.

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Anarchy is the stepping stone to absolute power.

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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.

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Impossible is a word only to be found in the dictionary of fools.

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The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.

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Victory belongs to the most persevering.

98

From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.

93

The Bible is not merely a book-it is a living power.

. . . Nowhere as in the Bible can be found such a series of beautiful ideas and admirable maxims which pose before us like the battalions of a celestial army. . . . The soul can never go astray while it has this book for its guide.

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Every hour of lost time is a chance of future misfortune.

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He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.

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England is a nation of shopkeepers.

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If you know a country's geography, you can understand and predict its foreign policy.

83

Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.

81

Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.

78

God is on the side with the best artillery

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I am surrounded by priests who repeat incessantly that their kingdom is not of this world, and yet they lay their hands on everything they can get.

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The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.

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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.

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Impatience is a great obstacle to success;

he who treats everything with brusqueness gathers nothing, or only immature fruit which will never ripen.

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It requires more courage to suffer than to die.

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My downfall raises me to infinite heights.

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Courage cannot be counterfeited. It is one virtue that escapes hypocrisy.

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