Last words, last thoughts, last things.
Saturday, May 5, 2012
After he is forgotten, his obscurity will live on
Napoleon Bonaparte died on this day in 1821.
I am surrounded by priests who repeat incessantly that their kingdom is not of this world
," he said, "
and yet they lay their hands on everything they can get
And this, by Napoleon, is surely one of the greatest quips ever uttered:
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever
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