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Post your favourite quote from the Napoleonic time period.

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Napoleon and Nelson have both been attributed to the last quote - who made it?

— Napoleon
3
43%
— Nelson
3
43%
— Both
1
14%
 
Total votes : 7

Post your favourite quote from the Napoleonic time period.

Postby HistorysPage » May 22nd, 2015, 7:02 am

Mine:

“Believe me, nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won.”
— The Duke of Wellington


"Sirs, if it were not for that one red spot I would conquer the world!!!"
— Napoléon Bonaparte


"England expects that every man will do his duty."
— Horatio Nelson


"Gentlemen, when the enemy is committed to a mistake we must not interrupt him too soon."
— Horatio Nelson
or
— Napoléon Bonaparte

— You can vote in the poll who you thought said that —
Regards,
Cody


“Believe me, nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won.”
— Arthur Wellesley 1st Duke of Wellington
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Re: Post your favourite quote from the Napoleonic time perio

Postby FBC-Elvas, Portugal » May 22nd, 2015, 8:43 am

Fun.

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Re: Post your favourite quote from the Napoleonic time perio

Postby Josh&Historyland » May 22nd, 2015, 8:51 pm

Thanks, this was fun.

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