"I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Napoleon Bonaparte on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Napoleon Bonaparte on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Napoleon Bonaparte on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Napoleon Bonaparte on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Napoleon Bonaparte on Thomas Paine
"A picture is worth a thousand words."
"You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war."
"The best way to keep one's word is not to give it."
"The best cure for the body is a quiet mind."
"War is the business of barbarians."