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Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and myself founded empires; but what foundation did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded an empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for Him. Napoleon Bonaparte

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If you wish to be success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing. Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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Every private in the French army carries a Field Marshall wand in his knapsack. Napoleon Bonaparte

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An order that can be misunderstood will be misunderstood. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake." Napoleon Bonaparte

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A Constitution should be short and obscure. Napoleon Bonaparte

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A people which is able to say everything becomes able to do everything. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals. Napoleon Bonaparte

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A leader is a dealer in hope. Napoleon Bonaparte

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One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Imagination rules the world. Napoleon Bonaparte

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A man's palate can, in time, become accustomed to anything. Napoleon Bonaparte

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A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view. Napoleon Bonaparte

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My downfall raises me to infinite heights. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Ability is of little account without opportunity. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Great people are meteors designed to burn so that the earth may be lighted. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Do you know what amazes me more than anything else? The impotence of force to organize anything. Napoleon Bonaparte

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A throne is only a bench covered with velvet. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Courage is like love; it must have hope to nourish it. Napoleon Bonaparte

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A great king Napoleon Bonaparte

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Chance is the providence of adventurers. Napoleon Bonaparte

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I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies. Napoleon Bonaparte

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I tell you Wellington is a bad general, the English are bad soldiers; we will settle this matter by lunch time. Napoleon Bonaparte

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A true man hates no one. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Greatness be nothing unless it be lasting. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide. Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon-shots. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. Napoleon Bonaparte

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I made all my generals out of mud. Napoleon Bonaparte

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In politics, an absurdity in public business is going into it. Napoleon Bonaparte

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I have only one counsel for you -- be master. Napoleon Bonaparte

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In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake. Napoleon Bonaparte

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It requires more courage to suffer than to die. Napoleon Bonaparte

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He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Occupation is the scythe of time. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Character is victory organized. Napoleon Bonaparte

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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 principals which direct them. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Music of all the arts has the most influence on the passions and the legislator should give it the greatest encouragement. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Impossible is a word only to be found in the dictionary of fools. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Men are lead by trifles. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Do you wish to find out the really sublime? Repeat the Lord's Prayer. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Medicines are only fit for old people. Napoleon Bonaparte

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Let France have good mothers, and she will have good sons. Napoleon Bonaparte

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