French Leader Quotes


140 French Leader quotes:



"Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of them."
"There are only two forces that unite men - fear and interest."
"Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them."
"A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets."
"Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals."
Author: Bonaparte Quotes Category: French Leader Quotes Medical Quotes
"I am the successor, not of Louis XVI, but of Charlemagne."
"I have only one counsel for you - be master."
"Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest."
"Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence."
"Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them."
"England is a nation of shopkeepers"
Author: Bonaparte Quotes Category: French Leader Quotes England Quotes
"In no way can sport be considered a luxury object."
Author: Coubertin Quotes Category: French Leader Quotes Luxury Quotes
"For each individual, sport is a possible source for inner improvement."
"All sports for all people."
"The Olympic Games were created for the exhaltation of the individual athlete."
"The day when a sportsman stops thinking above all else of the happiness in his own effort and the intoxication of the power and physical balance he derives from it, the day when he lets considerations of vanity or interest take over, on this day his ideal will die."
"Success comprises in itself the seeds of its own decline and sport is not spared by this law."
"Sport is part of every man and woman's heritage and its absence can never be compensated for."
"Olympism... exalting and combining in a balanced whole the qualities of body, mind and will."
"The important thing in life is not to triumph but to compete."


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