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 conscience is the sacred haven of the liberty of man.     

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Medicine is a collection of uncertain prescriptions, the results of which, taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind.     

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

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Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.     

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A man does not have himself killed for a half-pence a day or for a petty distinction. You must speak to the soul in order to electrify him.     

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Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them.     

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The worse the man the better the soldier. If soldiers be not corrupt they ought to be made so.     

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The most dangerous moment comes with victory.     

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The logical end to defensive warfare is surrender.     

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Insubordination may only be the evidence of a strong mind.     

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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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Immortality is the best recollection one leaves.     

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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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The greatest danger occurs at the moment of victory.     

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

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The purely defensive is doomed to defeat.     

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France always has plenty men of talent, but it is always deficient in men of action and high character.     

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France will always be a great nation.     

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It's the unconquerable soul of man, and not the nature of the weapon he uses, that ensures victory.     

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A leader is a dealer in hope.     

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Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of them.     

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The human race is governed by its imagination.     

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

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A starving army is actually worse than none.     

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Theology in religion is what poisons are in food.     

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A resolute determination is the truest wisdom.     

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The human race is governed by its imagination.     

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Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.     

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

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Adversity is the midwife of genius.     

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