Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte.
BornAugust 15, 1769
Ajaccio, Corsica, France
DiedMay 5, 1821
St. Helena Island in the South Atlantic
Military leader who became Emperor of France. Defeated by the British at Waterloo in 1815 and spent the rest of his life in exile.

The repository contains five quotes from Napoleon Bonaparte.

Courage and FearSuccess and Failure

He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.


Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.


A man cannot become an athiest merely by wishing it.

ComebacksSuccess and Failure

When asked who he considered the greatest generals:

The victors.

Media and News

Three hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.