Updated: January 1, 2017 Home » Tumblr Quotes on Love & Life Napoleon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the latter stages of the French Revolution and its associated wars in Europe. Napoleon Bonaparte once said: “China is a sleeping giant. Let her sleep, for when she wakes she will move the world.” 200 years later, Napoleon was right. Without further ado, here are 20 amazing quotes by Napoleon Bonaparte. For the remaining 20, visit Part 2.
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