Quotes by: Napoleon Bonaparte
In order to govern, the question is not to follow out a more or less valid theory but to build with whatever materials are at hand. The inevitable must be accepted and turned to advantage.
Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of them.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
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.
I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
To do all that one is able to do, is to be a man; to do all that one would like to do, is to be a god.