Napoleon Bonaparte

1769 - 1821

A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on regret

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The only conquests that are permanent and leave no regrets are our conquests over ourselves.

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on ignorance and regret

The only true conquests-those that awaken no regrets- are those obtained over our ignorance.

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on silence

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Ten persons who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.

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

Stupidity is not a handicap in politics.

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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 creation, day, death, force, genius, jesus, and love

Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and I founded great empires. But upon what did the creation of our genius depend? Upon force. Jesus alone founded his empire upon love, and to this very day millions would die for him.

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on deception, ideas, mediocrity, questions, spirit, and work

A mathematician of the first rank, Laplace quickly revealed himself as only a mediocre administrator; from his first work we saw that we had been deceived. Laplace saw no question from its true point of view; he sought subtleties everywhere; had only doubtful ideas, and finally carried the spirit of the infinitely small into administration.

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821)

Source: N. Rose, Mathematical Maxims and Minims, Raleigh NC:Rome Press Inc.,1988.

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on mankind, medicine, and uncertainty

[Medicine is] a collection of uncertain prescriptions the results of which, taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind.

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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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