Quotes by Napoleon Bonaparte

A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
A Constitution should be short and obscure.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
A leader is a dealer in hope.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
A picture is worth a thousand words.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
A revolution can be neither made nor stopped. The only thing that can be done is for one of several of its children to give it a direction by dint of victories.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
A true man hates no one.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
Ability is nothing without opportunity.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
Ambition never is in a greater hurry that I; it merely keeps pace with circumstances and with my general way of thinking.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
An army marches on its stomach.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
Courage is like love; it must have hope to nourish it.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
England is a nation of shopkeepers.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
Every soldier carries a marshall's baton in his pack.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
Few things are brought to a sucessful issue by impetuous desire, but most by calm and prudent forethought.
– Napoleon Bonaparte