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

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


Victory belongs to the most persevering.


The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know.


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


We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.


The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.


History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.


The word impossible is not in my dictionary.


Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.


A picture is worth a thousand words.


It requires more courage to suffer than to die.


Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.


Men take only their needs into consideration - never their abilities.


War is the business of barbarians.


Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.


I have only one counsel for you - be master.


The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemies.


Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy.


Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence.


The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better to abandon one's self to destiny.


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