Thursday, October 8, 2009

Quotes By Napoleon Bonapart

“If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.”
“If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.”
“Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.”
“A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets.”
“Ability is nothing without opportunity.”
“Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.”
“There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit.”
“All men are equal before God: wisdom, talents, and virtue are the only difference between them.”
“Governments keep their promises only when they are forced, or when it is to their advantage to do so.”
“The sovereignty of the people is inalienable.”
“Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.”
“Next to a battle lost, the saddest thing is a battle won.”
“The throne is an over decorated piece of furniture. What makes it special is my will but most importantly my intellect.”