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    Let her sleep For when she wakes, She will move mountains.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: sleep 
     
    There are but two powers in the world, the sword and the mind. In the long run the sword is always beaten by the mind.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: power  world  mind 
     
    In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    Ambition never is in a greater hurry than I; it merely keeps pace with circumstances and with my general way of thinking.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: ambition  thinking 
     
    It is my wish that my ashes may repose on the banks of the Seine, in the midst of the French people, whom I have loved so well.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: people  wishes 
     
    The battle of Austerlitz is the grandest of all I have fought.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: battle 
     
    Friends must always be treated as if one day they might be enemies.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: enemies  friends  enemy 
     
    Never awake me when you have good news to announce, because with good news nothing presses; but when you have bad news, arouse me immediately, for then there is not an instant to be lost.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: lost  bad  awake 
     
    History is written by the winners.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    The fool has one great advantage over a man of sense; he is always satisfied with himself.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: men  fools  advantage 
     
    It follows that any commander in chief who undertakes to carry out a plan which he considers defective is at fault; he must put forth his reasons, insist on the plan being changed, and finally tender his resignation rather than be the instrument of h
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    Read over and over again the campaigns of Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar, Gustavus, Turenne, Eugene and Frederic. ... This is the only way to become a great general and master the secrets of the art of war.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: secret  master  war  read 
     
    Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: death  live  die 
     
    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
    tags: men  creation  die  jesus  christ 
     
    In war one must lean on an obstacle in order to overcome it.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: war 
     
    The purpose of religion is to keep the poor from killing the rich.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: poor 
     
    Leave the Artillerymen alone, they are an obstinate lot...
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: alone 
     
    In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: mistakes  politics 
     
    Arabia was idolatrous when, six centuries after Jesus, Muhammad introduced the worship of the God of Abraham, of Ishmael, of Moses, and Jesus. The Ariyans and some other sects had disturbed the tranquility of the east by agitating the question of the nature of the Father, the son, and the Holy Ghost. Muhammad declared that there was none but one God who had no father, no son and that the trinity imported the idea of idolatry...
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    Every private in the French army carries a Field Marshall wand in his knapsack.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    To have a right estimate of a man's character, we must see him in misfortune.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: character  right 
     
    If you build an army of 100 lions and their leader is a dog, in any fight, the lions will die like a dog. But if you build an army of 100 dogs and their leader is a lion, all dogs will fight as a lion
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: fight  die  dog  leader 
     
    I see only my objective - the obstacles must give way.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    The stupid speak of the past, the wise of the present, and fools of the future.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: future  past  present  wise  fools 
     
    If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: world  wishes  success 
     
    Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: courage  strength 
     
    I hope the time is not far off when I shall be able to unite all the wise and educated men of all the countries and establish a uniform regime based on the principles of the Quran which alone are true and which alone can lead men to happiness.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: happiness  time  men  alone  true  wise  hope 
     
    Six hours' sleep for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool,
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: men  women  sleep  fools 
     
    Victory is not always winning the battle...but rising every time you fall.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: time  victory  winning 
     
    The reason most people fail instead of succeed is they trade what they want most for what they want at the moment.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: people  moment  fail 
     
    Until you spread your wings, you'll have no idea how far you can fly.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: ideas  wings 
     
    We often get in quicker by the back door than by the front.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    Force is the law of animals, men are ruled by conviction.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: animals  men  law 
     
    In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: body  mind 
     
    Give Me a Turkish Army. I will Conquer world.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: world 
     
    We are either kings or pawns of men
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: men 
     
    My downfall raises me to infinite heights.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    The keys of a fortress are always well worth the retirement of the garrison when it is resolved to yield only on those conditions. On this principle it is always wiser to grant an honorable capitulation to a garrison which has made a vigorous resistance than to risk an assault.
    — Napoleon Bonaparte
    tags: key  risk  worth 
     
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    napoleon bonaparte
    Birth    : August 15, 1769
    Death  : May 5, 1821
    Occupation  : Military commander

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