The Emperor Napoleon in his study at the Tuileries by Jacques-Louis David (1812)
Quotes of the Day for 15 August 2002 – Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte was born on this day in 1769 at Ajaccio, Corsica. A short man with grand vision, he is often quoted on military strategy despite disastrous battles at Moscow and Waterloo, and quoted on politics despite having been deposed and exiled twice.
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You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.
If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannonshots.
Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment.
A journalist is a grumbler, a censurer, a giver of advice, a regent of sovereigns, a tutor of nations. Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
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.
- Today's quotes are all from Napoleon Bonaparte, 1769 - 1821
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