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Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

(1769-1821), French General, Emperor

Public instruction should be the first object of government.

Category: Government

The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and the great welcome them out of vanity or need.

Category: Greatness

Greatness be nothing unless it be lasting.

Category: Greatness

Great people are meteors designed to burn so that the earth may be lighted.

Category: Greatness

True heroism consists in being superior to the ills of life, in whatever shape they may challenge us to combat.

Category: Heroes And Heroism

From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.

Category: History And Historians

We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.

Category: Humor

The human race is governed by its imagination.

Category: Imagination

Imagination rules the world.

Category: Imagination

Impossible is a word only to be found in the dictionary of fools.

Category: Impossibility

The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means.

Category: Insanity

Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and myself founded empires; but what foundation did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded an empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for Him.

Category: Jesus Christ

A leader is a dealer in hope.

Category: Leaders And Leadership

An order that can be misunderstood will be misunderstood.

Category: Leaders And Leadership

Every private in the French army carries a Field Marshall wand in his knapsack.

Category: Leaders And Leadership