"In politics stupidity is not a handicap." --Napoleon Bonaparte
Love this: if you contribute more than €1500 to the restoration of Bonaparte's tomb in the Paris Invalides you get an actual medal. Appeal was launched by Fondation Napoléon / Musée de l'Armée last year, & currently raised €645,000. Includes donations from the UK, surprisingly.
"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake." --Napoleon Bonaparte
Abe had been reading "Napoleon," a three-volume book by Kenichi Sato about Napoleon Bonaparte. But after finishing the first two books, he stopped. "I think I don't need to read volume three," he said. "After this, it's going to be all downhill for him."
Saturday morning quote: “Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.” – Napoleon Bonaparte
James Macpherson’s “Ossian” poems (1761-5) inspired readers as diverse as Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Denis Diderot, Thomas Jefferson, Napoleon Bonaparte and Felix Mendelssohn. "Ossian on the banks of the Lora, invoking the gods" by François Gérard (1801)
QUOTE: 'The fool has one great advantage over a man of sense — he is always satisfied with himself.' Napoleon Bonaparte
I won't feel successful until I can go everywhere wearing a Napoleon Bonaparte hat and the body of a gorilla suit, and no one comments.
"If you want a thing done well, do it yourself." -Napoleon Bonaparte