Quotes By Napoleon Bonaparte

Date of Birth: August 15, 1769  Date of Death: May 05, 1821

Napoleon Bonaparte was Emperor of France from 1804 – 1815. Although he was raised with a Christian education, he never believed in The Living God. He supported organized religion because he believed religion helped to keep social order. Due to his many victories in wars he is considered to be one of the greatest military leaders and commanders of all time.

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

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

Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

A leader is a dealer in hope.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

A revolution is an idea, taken up by bayonets.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Courage is like love, it must have hope for nourishment.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

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

In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

War is the business of barbarians.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

History is a set of lies agreed upon.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

The hand that gives is among the hand that takes. Money has no fatherland, financiers are without patriotism and without decency, their sole object is gain.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Ability is of little account without opportunity.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

A picture is worth a thousand words.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

If we could read the past histories of all our enemies we would disregard all hostility for them.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

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.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

History is written by the winners.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Victory belongs to the most persevering.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

To write history one must be more than a man, since the author who holds the pen of this great justiciary must be free from all preoccupation of interest or vanity.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

It is the cause, not the death, that makes the martyr.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

The only victory over love is flight.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Great men are meteors designed to burn so that earth may be lighted.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Throw off your worries when you throw off your clothes at night.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

The only victories which leave no regret are those which are gained over ignorance.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

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