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Napoleon Bonaparte was French military and political leader who is best known for being the first emperor of France and also recognized by many people as one of the world’s greatest military leaders of all time. As a military leader, Napoleon Bonaparte fought in over 60 battles and only lost seven battles throughout his career.

Here are some famous and funny Napoleon Bonaparte quotes on success, China, Jesus Christ, leadership, mothers and many other interesting topics of life:

Famous Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

Famous Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

1. Imagination governs the world. -Napoleon Bonaparte

2. History is a set of lies agreed upon. -Napoleon Bonaparte

3. A woman laughing is a woman conquered. -Napoleon Bonaparte

4. He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat. -Napoleon Bonaparte

5. It is the cause, not the death, that makes the martyr. -Napoleon Bonaparte

6. Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest. -Napoleon Bonaparte

7. Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent. -Napoleon Bonaparte

8. Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world. -Napoleon Bonaparte

9. The world suffers a lot. Not because the violence of bad people. But because of the silence of the good people. -Napoleon Bonaparte

10. Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.

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11. A picture is worth a thousand words. -Napoleon Bonaparte

12. Ability is of little account without opportunity. -Napoleon Bonaparte

13. Conquests will come and go but Delambre‘s work will endure. -Napoleon Bonaparte

14. Throw off your worries when you throw off your clothes at night. -Napoleon Bonaparte

15. Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily. -Napoleon Bonaparte

16. Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide. -Napoleon Bonaparte

17. If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god. -Napoleon Bonaparte

18. Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich. -Napoleon Bonaparte

19. 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

20. As for me, to love you alone, to make you happy, to do nothing which would contradict your wishes, this is my destiny and the meaning of my life. -Napoleon Bonaparte

21. Music is what tell us that the human race is greater than we realize.

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22. I start out by believing the worst. -Napoleon Bonaparte

23. It requires more courage to suffer than to die. -Napoleon Bonaparte

24. The surest way to remain poor is to be honest. -Napoleon Bonaparte

25. Courage cannot be counterfeited. It is one virtue that escapes hypocrisy. -Napoleon Bonaparte

26. To understand the man you have to know what was happening in the world when he was twenty. -Napoleon Bonaparte

27. Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them. -Napoleon Bonaparte

28. The hand that gives is among the hand that takes. Money has no fatherland, financiers are without patriotism and without decency, their sole object is gain. -Napoleon Bonaparte

29. To write history one must be more than a man, since the author who holds the pen of this great justiciary must be free from all preoccupation of interest or vanity. -Napoleon Bonaparte

30. All great events hang by a single thread. The clever man takes advantage of everything, neglects nothing that may give him some added opportunity; the less clever man, by neglecting one thing, sometimes misses everything. -Napoleon Bonaparte

31. One must learn to forgive and not to hold a hostile, bitter attitude of mind, which offends those about us and prevents us from enjoying ourselves; one must recognize human shortcomings and adjust himself to them rather than to be constantly finding fault with them. -Napoleon Bonaparte

Funny Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

Funny Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

32. You don’t reason with intellectuals. You shoot them. -Napoleon Bonaparte

33. In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.

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34. Circumstances-what are circumstances? I make circumstances. -Napoleon Bonaparte

35. I am surrounded by priests who repeat incessantly that their kingdom is not of this world, and yet they lay hands on everything they can get. -Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes On Success

Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes On Success

36. History is written by the winners. -Napoleon Bonaparte

37. Victory belongs to the most persevering. -Napoleon Bonaparte

38. Success is the most convincing talker in the world. -Napoleon Bonaparte

39. Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools. -Napoleon Bonaparte

40. It’s the unconquerable soul of man, and not the nature of the weapon he uses, that ensures victory. -Napoleon Bonaparte

41. The reason most people fail instead of succeed is they trade what they want most for what they want at the moment.

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42. Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. -Napoleon Bonaparte

43. If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing. -Napoleon Bonaparte

44. The only victories which leave no regret are those which are gained over ignorance. -Napoleon Bonaparte

45. Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength. -Napoleon Bonaparte

46. 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

Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes About China

Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes About China

47. China is a sleeping giant; let him sleep, for if he wakes, he will shake the World.

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Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes About Jesus

Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes About Jesus

48. I know men and I tell you that Jesus Christ is no mere man. Between him and every other person in the world there is no possible term of comparison. Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and I have founded empires. But on what did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded his empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for him.

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Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes On Leadership

Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes On Leadership

49. A true man hates no one. -Napoleon Bonaparte

50. If you want a thing done well, do it yourself. -Napoleon Bonaparte

51. Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing. -Napoleon Bonaparte

52. I make my battle plans from the spirit of my sleeping soldiers. -Napoleon Bonaparte

53. What is the government? Nothing, unless supported by opinion. -Napoleon Bonaparte

54. Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in. -Napoleon Bonaparte

55. A leader is a dealer in hope.

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56. A throne is only a bench covered with velvet. -Napoleon Bonaparte

57. The best way to keep one’s word is not to give it. -Napoleon Bonaparte

58. Great men are meteors designed to burn so that earth may be lighted. -Napoleon Bonaparte

59. Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues. -Napoleon Bonaparte

60. The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and the great welcome them out of vanity or need. -Napoleon Bonaparte

61. When a government is dependent upon bankers for money, they and not the leaders of the government control the situation, since the hand that gives is above the hand that takes. Money has no motherland; financiers are without patriotism and without decency; their sole object is gain. -Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes About Mothers

Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes About Mothers

62. The future destiny of a child is always the work of the mother. -Napoleon Bonaparte

63. My success and everything good that I have done, I owe to my mother. -Napoleon Bonaparte

64. Let France have good mothers, and she will have good sons.

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65. Give me an educated mother, I shall promise you the birth of a civilized, educated nation. -Napoleon Bonaparte