50 Best Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes and Sayings for Success

Napoleon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader.

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1. “History is written by the winners.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).


2. “Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

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3. “If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

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4. “The world suffers a lot. Not because the violence of bad people, but because of the silence of the good people.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

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5. “Victory belongs to the most persevering.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

6. “Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

7. “Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

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8. “A leader is a dealer in hope.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

9. “History is a set of lies agreed upon.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

10. “The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

11. “Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).


12. “There is a joy in danger.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

13. “Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

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14. “Until you spread your wings, you’ll have no idea how far you can fly.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

15. “Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

16. “Great men are meteors designed to burn so that earth may be lighted.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

17. “A woman laughing is a woman conquered.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

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18. “The best way to keep one’s word is not to give it.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

19. “If you build an army of 100 lions and their leader is a dog, in any fight, the lions will die like a dog. But if you build an army of 100 dogs and their leader is a lion, all dogs will fight as a lion.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

20. “The amateurs discuss tactics: the professionals discuss logistics.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

21. “Courage is like love, it must have hope for nourishment.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

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22. “Music is what tell us that the human race is greater than we realize.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

23. “Give me an educated mother, I shall promise you the birth of a civilized, educated nation.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

24. “I see only my objective – the obstacles must give way.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).


25. “A picture is worth a thousand words.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

26. “Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

27. “There are but two powers in the world, the sword and the mind. In the long run the sword is always beaten by the mind.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

28. “Give Me a Turkish Army. I will Conquer world.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

29. “We are either kings or pawns of men.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

30. “Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

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31. “Every hour of lost time is a chance of future misfortune.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

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32. “He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

33. “Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

34. “Let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will shake the world.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

35. “Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

36. “The only conquests that are permanent and leave no regrets are our conquests over ourselves.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

37. “You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).


38. “I may lose a battle but I will never lose a minute.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

39. “You don’t reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

40. “The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

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41. “The word impossible is not in my dictionary.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

42. “Imagination governs the world.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

43. “Never interfere with an enemy in the process of destroying himself.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

44. “Ability is nothing without opportunity.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

45. “When you set out to take Vienna, take Vienna.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

46. “I start out by believing the worst.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

47. “The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemies.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

48. “Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

49. “If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

50. “An army marches on its stomach.” ~ (Napoleon Bonaparte).

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