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“Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“History is a set of lies agreed upon.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“Imagination governs the world.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“History is written by the winners.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“A leader is a dealer in hope.”
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“Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and I have founded empires. But on what did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded his empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for him.”
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“The only victories which leave no regret are those which are gained over ignorance.”
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“This soldier, I realized, must have had friends at home and in his regiment; yet he lay there deserted by all except his dog. I looked on, unmoved, at battles which decided the future of nations. Tearless, I had given orders which brought death to thousands. Yet here I was stirred, profoundly stirred, stirred to tears. And by what? By the grief of one dog.'

Napoleon Bonaparte, on finding a dog beside the body of his dead master, licking his face and howling, on a moonlit field after a battle. Napoleon was haunted by this scene until his own death.”
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“Conquests will come and go but Delambre's work will endure.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“A woman laughing is a woman conquered.”
Napoleon Bonaparte, In the Words of Napoleon: A Collection of Quotations of Napoleon Bonaparte
“You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.”
Napoleon Bonaparte, Napoleon's Memoirs
“The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“There are but two powers in the world, the sword and the mind. In the long run the sword is always beaten by the mind”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“China is a sleeping giant; let him sleep, for if he wakes, he will shake the World.”
Napoleon
“The world suffers a lot. Not because the violence of bad people. But because of the silence of the good people.”
Napoleon
“He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“The reason most people fail instead of succeed is they trade what they want most for what they want at the moment.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“It is the cause, not the death, that makes the martyr.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
“A picture is worth a thousand words.”
Napoleon Bonaparte
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