Ten persons who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821)
Contributed by: Zaady
Stupidity is not a handicap in politics.
"Du sublime au ridicule il n'y a qu'un pas" From the sublime to the ridiculous there is but one step.
Source: Probably this is the original of Napoleon's celebrated mot,
If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
There are in the world two powers-the sword and the spirit. The spirit has always vanquished the sword.
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.
[Medicine is] a collection of uncertain prescriptions the results of which, taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind.
Over-preparation is the foe of inspiration.
If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannonshots.
What a beautiful fix we are in now; peace has been declared.
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