Keen Seventeen: 17 Inspiring Quotations by Napoleon Bonaparte

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Napoleon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the latter stages of the French Revolution and its associated wars in Europe. As Napoleon I, he was Emperor of the French from 1804 to 1815. Wikipedia

  1. A leader is a dealer in hope.
    - Napoleon Bonaparte
  2. He who fears being conquered is certain of defeat.
    - Napoleon Bonaparte
  3. A Government protected by foreigners will never be accepted by a free people.
    - Napoleon Bonaparte
  4. A man cannot become an atheist merely by wishing it.
    - Napoleon Bonaparte
  5. My downfall raises me to infinite heights.
    - Napoleon Bonaparte
  6. There are only two forces that unite men — fear and interest.
    - Napoleon Bonaparte
  7. A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.
    - Napoleon Bonaparte
  8. A picture is worth a thousand words.
    - Napoleon Bonaparte
  9. A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets.
    - Napoleon Bonaparte
  10. A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.
    - Napoleon Bonaparte
  11. Great people are meteors designed to burn so that the earth may be lighted.
    - Napoleon Bonaparte
  12. An order that can be misunderstood will be misunderstood.
    - Napoleon Bonaparte
  13. Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment.
    - Napoleon Bonaparte
  14. Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
    - Napoleon Bonaparte
  15. Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
    - Napoleon Bonaparte
  16. If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
    - Napoleon Bonaparte
  17. Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
    - Napoleon Bonaparte