Napoleon Bonaparte Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Napoleon Bonaparte quotes, Napoleon Bonaparte sayings, and Napoleon Bonaparte proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them. Napoleon Bonaparte
In politics stupidity is not a handicap. Napoleon Bonaparte
There is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed. Napoleon Bonaparte
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily. Napoleon Bonaparte
The truest wisdom is a resolute determination. Napoleon Bonaparte
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide. Napoleon Bonaparte
The only victories which leave no regret are those which are gained over ignorance. Napoleon Bonaparte
Music is what tells us that the human race is greater than we realize. Napoleon Bonaparte
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. Napoleon Bonaparte
Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues. Napoleon Bonaparte
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war. Napoleon Bonaparte
Greatness be nothing unless it be lasting. Napoleon Bonaparte
No one knows how it is that with one glance a boy can break through into a girl's heart. Napoleon Bonaparte
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon. Napoleon Bonaparte
The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means. Napoleon Bonaparte
Once you have made up your mind, stick to it; there is no longer any 'if' or 'but'. Napoleon Bonaparte
Over-preparation is the foe of inspiration. Napoleon Bonaparte
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich. Napoleon Bonaparte
All religions have been made by men. Napoleon Bonaparte
The art of the police is not to see what it is useless that it should see. Napoleon Bonaparte
The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means. Napoleon Bonaparte
The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind. Napoleon Bonaparte
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority. Napoleon Bonaparte
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war. Napoleon Bonaparte
A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets. Napoleon Bonaparte
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. Napoleon Bonaparte
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it. Napoleon Bonaparte
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit. Napoleon Bonaparte
Chance is the providence of adventurers. Napoleon Bonaparte
In politics, an absurdity is not a handicap. Napoleon Bonaparte