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Napoleon Bonaparte

The Top 10 Napoleon Bonaparte Quotations

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Napoleon Bonaparte (1769–1821) was a military general and statesman who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and became Emperor of the French from 1804 to 1814. He is known for his significant impact on European history, both as a brilliant military strategist and as a transformative political figure. Napoleon's ambitious campaigns and reforms reshaped Europe's political landscape and left a lasting legacy that continues to be debated by historians and scholars.

Napoleon's quotes reflect his strategic mindset, leadership philosophy, and insights into the nature of war, power, and human behavior. His complex and influential role in history has made him a subject of fascination and study for centuries.

top 10 quotations by Napoleon Bonaparte

"In war, the moral is to the physical as three is to one." Napoleon Bonaparte

"Victory belongs to the most persevering." Napoleon Bonaparte

"History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon." Napoleon Bonaparte

"Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment." Napoleon Bonaparte

"The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemy's." Napoleon Bonaparte

"A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon." Napoleon Bonaparte

"In politics, stupidity is not a handicap." Napoleon Bonaparte

"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake." Napoleon Bonaparte

"Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever." Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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