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Napoleon I

1769-1821. Napoleon Bonaparte. French general, First Consul (1799–1804), and emperor of the French (1804–1815).

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True heroism consists in being superior to the ills of life, in whatever shape they may challenge us to combat.

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He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.

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Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest

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Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and myself founded empires; but what foundation did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded an empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for Him.

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The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know.

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It requires more courage to suffer than to die.

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The future destiny of the child is always the work of the mother.

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Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.

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The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.

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In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.

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