Napoleon Bonaparte Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old napoleon bonaparte quotes, napoleon bonaparte sayings, and napoleon bonaparte proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

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Soldiers usually win the battles and generals get the credit for them.     

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

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

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A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.     

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Throw off your worries when you throw off your clothes at night.     

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Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them.     

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Never interfere with your enemy when he is making a mistake.     

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

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An army marches on its stomach.     

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The Army is the true nobility of our country.     

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I would rather suffer from coffee than be senseless.     

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The hand that gives is among the hand that takes. Money has no fatherland, financiers are without patriotism and without decency, their sole object is gain.     

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An order that can be misunderstood, will be misunderstood.     

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

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In victory, you deserve Champagne. In defeat you need it.     

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Wine is inspiring and adds greatly to the joy of living.     

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The only victories which leave no regret are those which are gained over ignorance.     

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Victory belongs to the most persevering.     

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

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Remember that a man, a true man, never hates. His rages and his bad moods never last beyond the present moment-like electric shocks.     

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Water, air and cleanliness are the chief articles in my pharmacopoeia.     

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

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A leader is a dealer in hope.     

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When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level of their mediocrity.     

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Vengeance has no foresight.     

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

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A man occupied with public or other important business cannot, and need not, attend to spelling.     

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He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.     

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He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.     

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