Napoleon's Maxims & Quotes
crowd which follows me with admiration, would run with the same
eagerness were I marching to the Guillotine.
public spirit is in the hands of the man who knows how to make
use of it.
esteem is the recompense of honest men.
opinion is a mysterious and invisible power, to which everything
must yield. There is nothing more fickle, more vague, or more
powerful; yet capricious as it is, it is nevertheless much more
often true, reasonable, and just, than we imagine.
attach no importance to public opinion, is a proof that you do
not merit its suffrage.
is the government? Nothing, unless supported by opinion.
is founded upon opinion.