Napoleon's Maxims & Quotes
stronger never retreat, they dictate the terms which the weak
greater the man, the less is he opinionative, he depends upon
events and circumstances.
man is not dependent upon his fellow creature, when he does not
guilt of many men may be traced to over-affection for their wives.
and men of learning do not accord well with each other.
men have sufficient strength of mind to change their disposition,
or at least to yield to imperative circumstances.
is too late to reprieve a man when the drop has fallen.
is a truth that man is difficult to know, and that, if we may
not deceive ourselves, we must judge him by his actions of the
moment, and for the moment only.
is but a name.
have their virtues, their vices, their heroism, their perverseness,
they possess and exercise all that is good, and all that is bad
in this world.
in general, are but children of a larger growth.
of letters are useful, and should ever be cherished, as they do
honour to their country.
men are like meteors, which shine and consume themselves to enlighten
have a right estimate of a man's character, we must see him in