Napoleon Bonaparte

1769 - 1821

A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on politics and stupidity

Stupidity is not a handicap in politics.

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821)

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on ridicule

"Du sublime au ridicule il n'y a qu'un pas" From the sublime to the ridiculous there is but one step.

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821)

Source: Probably this is the original of Napoleon's celebrated mot,

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on promises, success, wishes, and world

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

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on spirit and world

There are in the world two powers-the sword and the spirit. The spirit has always vanquished the sword.

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on force, spirit, and world

Do you know what astonished me most in the world? The inability of force to create anything. In the long run, the sword is always beaten by the spirit.

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on kindness, laws, men, and time

There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who steals what is most precious to men: time.

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on inspiration and preparation

Over-preparation is the foe of inspiration.

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on nations and peace

If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannonshots.

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821)

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on peace

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What a beautiful fix we are in now; peace has been declared.

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on politics

In politics an absurdity is not a handicap.

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821)

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