Napoleon Bonaparte

1769 - 1821

A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on impossibility

The word impossible is not in my dictionary.

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821)

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on fear, interest, and men

There are two levers for moving men: interest and fear.

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821)

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on art, enemies, and war

You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821)

Source: quoted in Representative Men, 1850

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on people and silence

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

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on ability, men, and needs

Men take only their needs into consideration - never their abilities.

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on ability and opportunity

Ability is of little account without opportunity.

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821)

Source: see Longfellow

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on men

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Men grow old quickly on the battlefield.

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on army, books, guidance, ideas, life, maxims, power, and soul

The Bible is not merely a book-it is a living power. . . . Nowhere as in the Bible can be found such a series of beautiful ideas and admirable maxims which pose before us like the battalions of a celestial army. . . . The soul can never go astray while it has this book for its guide.

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821)

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on mind, sleep, and wishes

My mind is a chest of drawers. When I wish to deal with a subject, I shut all the drawers but the one in which the subject is to be found. When I am wearied, I shut all the drawers and go to sleep.

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on courage, hope, and love

Courage is like love - it must have hope to nourish it.

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