God has given me the will and the force to overcome all obstacles.
If I had not been born Napoleon, I would have liked to have been born Alexander.
Imagination rules the world.
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means.
The stupid speak of the past, the wise of the present, and fools of the future.
We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
When you set out to take Vienna, take Vienna.
What I did is immense. What I had decided to do, and what I had projected were still more so
The word 'impossible' is not in my dictionary.
I wished to found a European system, a European Code of Laws, a European judiciary; there would be but one people in Europe.
The French complain of everything, and always.
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.