THINGS NAPOLEON SAID THAT APPLY TO MY DAUGHTER.

  1. ...never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.
  2. My daughter (scratch - "A soldier") will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
  3. A picture is worth a thousand words.
  4. A revolution can be neither made nor stopped. The only thing that can be done is for one of several of its children to give it a direction by dint of victories.
  5. Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.
  6. An army marches on its stomach.
  7. I can no longer obey; I have tasted command, and I cannot give it up.
  8. I have only one counsel for you - be master.
  9. I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
  10. I made all my generals out of mud.
  11. If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
  12. It requires more courage to suffer than to die.
  13. Medicines are only fit for old people.
  14. If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing. Imagination rules the world
  15. Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
  16. One must change one's tactics every ten minutes (scratch "years") if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
  17. Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me.
  18. The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
  19. The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to embrace with your love the space around you, and all it contains.
  20. Throw off your worries when you throw off your clothes at night.
  21. There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.
  22. My Daughter will (scratch - "The French") complain of everything, and always.