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.

One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority. Napoleon Bonaparte
Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosphy. Napoleon Bonaparte
The truest wisdom is a resolute determination. Napoleon Bonaparte
Great people are meteors designed to burn so that the earth may be lighted. Napoleon Bonaparte
The art of being sometimes audacious and sometimes very prudent is the secret of success. Napoleon Bonaparte
A throne is only a bench covered with velvet. Napoleon Bonaparte
The superior man is never in anyone's way. Napoleon Bonaparte
Anarchy is the stepping stone to absolute power. Napoleon Bonaparte
In the eyes of empire builders men are not men but instruments. Napoleon Bonaparte
The friendship of a great man is a favor of the gods. Napoleon Bonaparte
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide. Napoleon Bonaparte
Ability is nothing without opportunity. 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
A man cannot become an atheist merely by wishing it. Napoleon Bonaparte
The tools belong to the man who can use them. Napoleon Bonaparte
It is not necessary to bury the truth. It is sufficient merely to delay it until nobody cares. Napoleon Bonaparte
There is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed. Napoleon Bonaparte
The best cure for the body is a quiet mind. Napoleon Bonaparte
A Constitution should be short and obscure. Napoleon Bonaparte
Champagne. In victory one deserves it, in defeat one needs it. Napoleon Bonaparte
From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us. Napoleon Bonaparte
Mankind's worst enemy is fear of work. Napoleon Bonaparte
Europe thus divided into nationalities freely formed and free internally, peace between States would have become easier: the United States of Europe would become a possibility. Napoleon Bonaparte
England is a nation of shopkeepers. Napoleon Bonaparte
Respect the burden. Napoleon Bonaparte
The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know. Napoleon Bonaparte
Human life is the only thing that takes care of itself. Napoleon Bonaparte
Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues. Napoleon Bonaparte
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide. Napoleon Bonaparte
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your tricks of war. Napoleon Bonaparte