Youre here: Home » Famous Quotes » Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes, Page 3


» Famous Quotes Home

» Quote Topics

» Author Nationalities

» Author Types

» Popular Searches

 Browse authors:

Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

Page 3 of 6
Napoleon Bonaparte
August 15, 1769 - May 5, 1821
Nationality: French
Category: Leader
Subcategory: French Leader

An army marches on its stomach.


The act of policing is, in order to punish less often, to punish more severely.


A man cannot become an atheist merely by wishing it.


I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other.

    Topics: Government

I can no longer obey; I have tasted command, and I cannot give it up.


You must not fear death, my lads; defy him, and you drive him into the enemy's ranks.


The French complain of everything, and always.


The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and the great welcome them out of vanity or need.


One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.


Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.


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


The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.


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


Women are nothing but machines for producing children.

    Topics: Stupid

Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.


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


There is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed.


Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.


A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.


A Constitution should be short and obscure.


Page:   1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6

Privacy Policy
Copyright © 1999-2008 All rights reserved.